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Re[2]: LinCVS under win and license problem


From: Rudnai Tamas
Subject: Re[2]: LinCVS under win and license problem
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 10:42:23 +0200

Tilo,

Would it be too much effort to switch to GTK? Your project is quite
young at the moment and probably it's not too late to do it if it's
possible at all.

Tamas


Derek Robert Price <address@hidden> wrote

>Tilo Riemer wrote:
>
> >Hello Derek,
> >
> >I'm the maintainer of the LinCVS project (www.lincvs.org). We have
> proted
> >LinCVS to win32, but because we use Qt as toolkit we can't publish
> LinCVS
> >for win32 under GPL. We could (like the trolls say) publish LinCVS
> under the
> >LGPL. But we use a piece of code from CVS in our login function. And
> CVS is
> >published under the GPL. Can you permit us to release our app under
> LGPL
> >containing code from CVS or see you problems?
> >
> >
> >Best regards, Tilo
> >
> >
>
> Tilo,
>
> If it were my choice, I would let you.  Unfortunately, CVS has quite a

> few people with copyright stakes in it and tracking them all down to
ask
>
> would most likely present some difficulty.
>
> Everyone else,
>
> Anyone know if there is any significance to the copy of the GNU LGPL
> distributed in the COPYING.LIB file in the top level of the CVS source

> distribution?  The few source files I peeked at all specify the
General
> Public License.
>
> Derek
>
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