Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] libdmapsharing

On Thu, 2007-02-01 at 23:33 -0500, William Jon McCann wrote:
> Hey,
> A while back the DAAP stuff was relicensed to LGPL [1].  And the code
> was essentially forked into:
> So, should we:
>  a) use this library
>  b) sync the changes
>  c) ignore it
> I haven't looked at the changes in detail yet.
> In case you didn't know, with the liberal licence, this library is
> used by the proprietary (and closed source?) maemo canola media
> player.

I think that was one of the original plans. What sucks is that canola is
proprietary. What's good is that the fixes go into both.

> What do you think?


Less code for us to maintain, one place to get bug fixes. Just need to
nag Banshee/Muine to use it as well.

> [1]  Interestingly, not all the files were changed to show
> relicensing.  And not all the authors gave consent - but that's not my
> point.

I think this would need to be investigated and fixed. If not all authors
have given their consent, then the code is still GPL, and so would
Canola ;)

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