Re: [sawfish] Re: Help us with GPL / LGPL

On Jun  9, Timo Korvola wrote:
> Teika Kazura <teika lavabit com> writes:
> > The problem is the copyright. Wang Diancheng borrowed code from
> > glib, or more precisely, glib-2.x.y/glib/gutf8.c, which is
> > licensed with LGPL. On the other hand, librep is GPL. Should it be
> > GPL, or LGPL?
> GPL.  Once you paste GPL on something, it sticks and spreads: all
> derived works have to be under GPL in their entirety.  LGPL is more
> flexible and explicitly allows relicensing under GPL.

If the issue is code LGPL code from glib being used in a GPL'ed
librep, then everything is fine.  It's the other way that is

          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
                         Maze is Life!

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