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From Konstantin Boudnik <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: "junior" Mentor request advice from "senior" Mentor.
Date Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:14:51 GMT
On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 03:55PM, Marvin Humphrey wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 3:31 PM, Konstantin Boudnik <cos@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> > Not sure what are the licenses of the libs in question, so please refer to
> > http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html if in doubt.
> 
> *   zlib1 -- Zlib license
> *   libxml2  -- MIT license
> *   GNU libiconv -- LGPL
> *   SDL -- Zlib license
> *   SDL_Image -- Zlib license
> 
> > And Brane's suggestion
> > would work in any case, even with (L)GPL bits. Hosting it outside and letting
> > developers/users to pull them in on their own is pretty much bullet-proof.
> 
> It's not quite bulletproof in the case of libraries. Optional LGPL
> libraries and GPL build tools, yes.  Optional GPL libraries, it
> depends. Mandatory GPL or LGPL library dependencies are probably
> trouble.

Yes. All I said was about optional depedencies. Sorry - should've been
clearer.

> 
> Marvin Humphrey
> 
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