On Sat, May 24, 2003 at 09:53:26AM -0700, Jason Birch wrote:
> On Wed, 21 May 2003 21:45:23 -0700 (PDT), Bill Moseley
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> spoke:
> > We, the developers, hold copyright. That allows us to change the license as we are
> > discussing now.
> Given the lineage of Swish-E (EIT, HP, etc...) are you sure that the
> development group has the right to change the license on anything but
> the non-derivative portions?
Most of the code has been rewritten. For the other code, LGPL allows converting to GPL, if
I understand Section 3.
I'm not sure what all this means if not tested in court, either.
Every place I have asked so far there has been debate about the point if using GPL code in a
project forces the other code to become GPL or open source. It's not clear and AFAIK never
And I'm running out of gin.
Received on Sat May 24 17:30:25 2003