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Re: Cygwin Python Distribution GPL Licensing Issue?
- To: Jason Tishler <Jason dot Tishler at dothill dot com>
- Subject: Re: Cygwin Python Distribution GPL Licensing Issue?
- From: Andrew Markebo <flognat at flognat dot myip dot org>
- Date: 21 Apr 2001 14:18:32 +0200
- Cc: Cygwin <cygwin at sources dot redhat dot com>
- References: <20010421074833.C351@dothill.com>
We had this discussion on the xfree-list a while ago, it was cygwin
vs. the X-license (X-server/applications compiled with cygwin), I
didn't follow the discussion, but I think it settled with that it was
ok.. Something under the thread "RE: Debug of Test 15 (cgf input needed"
A comment from there, bottom of original by "Christopher Faylor"
DJ and I came up with additional wording that I thought would satisfy
anyone except someone who didn't want to provide the sources. I got
clearance from Cygnus's CEO to allow the greater flexibility. I
thought I was doing the community a favor by relaxing the Cygwin
Hey isn't there other non-GPL packages being distributed..
Hmm I have seen references to openssh..
/ Jason Tishler <Jason.Tishler@dothill.com> wrote:
| I need your deep understanding of the GPL. Please see the attached.
| What is your assessment of the perceived licensing issue. Am I
| violating the GPL by distributing Cygwin Python?
| Of course, others are welcome to share their opinions too.
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