Synaptics MIT license approved
daniel at fooishbar.org
Mon May 21 04:36:50 PDT 2007
On Thu, May 17, 2007 at 04:46:23AM -0400, James Cloos wrote:
> And that is what prevents X.org from accepting GPL X modules.
The situation is much clearer than this, and doesn't even involve
derived works: X.Org was, historically, an organisation that produced a
weak SI around which people could build real X implementations. The
licence was chosen to allow people to make their X implementations
proprietary. The GPL does not allow this, so it is not allowed in the
That's the status quo.
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