Re: Evolution copyright assignment: Storm in a teacup

On Fri, 2004-08-06 at 19:15 -0400, Daniel Veillard wrote:
>   The GNOME libraries must be usable for running proprietary applications.
> That why they are all released under the LGPL, MIT/X11, or other Licences
> allowing such use.

I only won't contribute with code to MIT/X11 styles of licenses.

> If you "don't want my lines of code in proprietary software"
> then I understand it as you opposing your code being used (by linking or
> embedding the line is thin) in such application. As a result you should
> not contribute to the GNOME libraries, because they are expected to have
> such an use.

Linking is a price I'd be willing to pay to make available some library
to other incompatible Free Software, but I do prefer GPL'ed libraries.

> > > You can still work on GPL'ed applications on top if you want.
> > I have a mixed mind right about now about a few problems with this
> > community...
>   Seems to me that you have a very different set of goals than most of
> the people developping the GNOME platform.

You presume too much.


+ No matter how much you do, you never do enough -- unknown
+ Whatever you do will be insignificant,
| but it is very important that you do it -- Gandhi
+ So let's do it...?

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