Re: What is GNOME?

> Miguel de Icaza <> writes:
> > > I think we should have a hard requirement of DFSG/OSD-free for
> > > packages, making exceptions is going to make it hard to draw a clear
> > > line that excludes truly proprietary code in the future.
> > 
> > We also want to preffer GPL/LGPL alternatives over packages licensed
> > under other licenses (even if they are free) just because it makes our
> > life easier when it comes to sharing and cut and pasting code. 
> GPL-comaptible packages are nicer but I don't think we should make
> this an absolute requirement.

I think we should. Otherwise the code cannot be moved around between
different applications, and this defeats the purpose of having a free

Also, maybe I am paranoid, but I don't want companies to be potentially
able to use incompatible licenses as a weapon.


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