Re: [xml] [libxslt] GPL-licensed file being distributed with MIT-licensed libxslt

On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 11:11:53PM +0200, Nick Wellnhofer wrote:
On 16/09/2015 22:51, Mike Dalessio wrote:
It appears as though the file


is GPL licensed.

This file is being distributed in the libxslt source tarball, which is at odds
with libxslt's MIT license.

The same goes for doc/tutorial/libxslt_tutorial.c which libxslt_pipes.c
claims to be based on. Both files are based on the MIT-licensed xsltproc.c
but there's nothing wrong with that.

Any thoughts on what, if anything, should be done about it?

It's only part of the documentation, so I don't see a problem.

  Simplest is to find and ask the authors if they are fine relicencing
those, hopefully they see no problem and I will fix this, I tried to contact
them, let's see how it goes,


Daniel Veillard      | Open Source and Standards, Red Hat
veillard redhat com  | libxml Gnome XML XSLT toolkit | virtualization library

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