Re: How about creating addons.gnome.org
- From: Sandy Armstrong <sanfordarmstrong gmail com>
- To: Patryk Zawadzki <patrys pld-linux org>
- Cc: foundation-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: How about creating addons.gnome.org
- Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 09:48:10 -0700
On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 7:26 AM, Patryk Zawadzki <patrys pld-linux org> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 4:12 PM, Shaun McCance <shaunm gnome org> wrote:
>> On Fri, 2010-08-13 at 06:38 -0700, Sandy Armstrong wrote:
>>> Tomboy is LGPL2.
>> Right, so some developers may choose to license their apps
>> or plugin frameworks liberally to allow proprietary plugins.
>> We don't need a morality debate on the existence of those
>> plugins on this list (please). But I think most would agree
>> that our servers shouldn't host non-free software.
> It's not really a question of morality, how would we prevent a user
> from installing both a GPL and a non-OSI plugin for Tomboy at the same
Forgive my ignorance, but isn't that perfectly allowed as long as the
user doesn't then distribute the combination?
In other news, I agree with Shaun that a hypothetical a.g.o should
only host free software.
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