[lltx] otfload licences
mpg at elzevir.fr
Thu May 20 09:27:23 CEST 2010
Le 20/05/2010 09:09, Will Robertson a écrit :
> I already commented briefly on GitHub, but before we continue this discussion we need to clear some things up:
> 1. We have code from ConTeXt which is in the GPL (v2, apparently)
> 2. Any derived work from that code must also be in the GPL.
> 3. Are we allowed to distribute luaotfload under CC0 with the ConTeXt files under GPL? I didn't think so:
> "If you modify your copy or copies of the program or any portion of it, or develop a program based upon it, you may distribute the resulting work provided you do so under the GNU General Public License."
> 4. Do we *want* to have this weird double-licencing? If so, why?
> My suggestion is to have the whole bundle under a single licence. And because the ConTeXt code is already GPL, so should all the rest.
FWIW, I fully agree with your points. IMO the whole package under GPLv2 is the
better way to go.
>> Do you mean the rest of the code? I don't think so, you can distribute CC0 code under GPL, CC0 allows it.
> But we're in the reverse situation: you can't distribute GPL code under the CC0 licence.
Right, that is the point.
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