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From Jason van Zyl <ja...@zenplex.com>
Subject Re: [Graph2] nsUML license problem
Date Wed, 05 Feb 2003 18:55:53 GMT
On Wed, 2003-02-05 at 12:32, Morgan Delagrange wrote:
> Hey all,
> 
> If you follow the community list, it sounds like the
> board is coming down on libraries that distribute or
> link to LGPL software.  Unfortunately, graph2 is one
> of those libraries, by way of the nsUML license:
> 
>   http://nsuml.sourceforge.net
> 
> The choices seem to be:
> 
>   1) Convince nsUML to redistribute under a new
> license
>   2) Remove nsUML from graph
> 
> Does anyone want to volunteer for the first option? 
> If not, we're stuck with option number two.

Or I'll just move it to werken.com. This is just ridiculous. We can't
make everyone on the face of planet switch licenses over night. I _hate_
_hate_ _hate_ GPL licenses but no one has time to try to convert
everyone, and some won't, so what do we do? Negate a whole universe of
software already written. It's just so stupid.

> - Morgan
> 
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jvz.

Jason van Zyl
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