Xorg license policy

Alan Coopersmith Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM
Wed Aug 27 13:57:07 PDT 2008

Marc Balmer wrote:
> * Alan Coopersmith wrote:
>> Given modularization, it could change from our current one-size-fits-all policy.
>> For instance, I think there would be little argument against allowing new app/*
>> modules to be GPL, and allowing new lib/* modules to be LGPL would also seem
>> reasonable.
> Alan, you must be on drugs ;)  Think of the embedded people.  GPL and LGPL
> given their viral nature is just not acceptable.

And they will be shipping every new X application and library developed, but
not shipping KDE or GNOME or Firefox or any other GPL/LGPL libraries & apps?

	-Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at sun.com
	 Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering

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