Synaptics MIT license, again
egore at gmx.de
Fri Jul 20 14:03:28 PDT 2007
Am Freitag, den 20.07.2007, 21:58 +0100 schrieb Daniel Stone:
> On Fri, Jul 20, 2007 at 10:49:04PM +0200, Christoph Brill wrote:
> > after asking the same persons over and over again I think it is finally
> > possible to do the license change:
> > http://www.egore911.de/vype/synli2/
> > As you can see, 3 of the developers are missing, but agreed earlier. I
> > looked through the mails of the first attempt and noone had objections
> > to changing the license earlier.
> > So from what I can tell we can change the license.
> > Note to myself: Never try to change the license of a single piece of
> > software again. Just rewrite it ;-)
> On Mon, May 21, 2007 at 02:52:33PM +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > For what it's worth, I'm not willing to have any of the code I wrote for
> > Synaptics changed to a license that allows the production of proprietary
> > derivative works. I don't see any advantage to it - with modularisation,
> > it makes no difference whether a driver is part of the core tree or not.
> Seems that you can't.
The code from Matthew Garrett will be removed. The current maintainer
already agreed on that.
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