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[Savannah-register-public] Re: Fwd: [task #7377] Submission of Breadcrum
[Savannah-register-public] Re: Fwd: [task #7377] Submission of Breadcrumbs
Sun, 28 Oct 2007 19:12:38 +0100
On Sun, Oct 28, 2007 at 06:35:45PM +0200, Alexander Shulgin wrote:
> On 10/28/07, Sylvain Beucler <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Hey,
> > Number::Format is under Artistic - not compatible with GNU GPL:
> > http://search.cpan.org/src/WRW/Number-Format-1.52/README
> > Mail::GnuPG is GPL v2 only:
> > http://search.cpan.org/~jesse/Mail-GnuPG-0.10/GnuPG.pm#LICENSE
> Missed these. Sorry for being in a hurry,.. again.
> So should we ask author to find a GPL-compatible replacement
> components or consider licensing the project under less-restrictive
> terms (non-GPL)?
We can suggest using another library, or ask the Perl module author to
relicense under "the same license as Perl" (which includes the GPL).
I don't think it's good to use a less restrictive license, there will
be the same problem as soon as you use third-party GPL'd code.
[Savannah-register-public] [task #7377] Submission of Breadcrumbs, Alexander Shulgin, 2007/10/29