The original Squeak release is available under APSL2.

stéphane ducasse ducasse at
Fri May 26 20:31:17 UTC 2006

I think that we should take the opportunity to put in place a way to  
track squeak developers/contributors
so that we avoid license mess.

I think that we (the squeakfoundation) will be looking for a  
volunteer (may be payed) to develop a small
app so that contributors can sign in that the code going into the  
image is under APSL2 or MIT or Squeak-L.


On 24 mai 06, at 19:38, Craig Latta wrote:

> Hi all--
> 	Thanks to long-running efforts by folks at Viewpoints Research  
> Institute, Apple Computer and elsewhere, Apple has given Viewpoints  
> permission to make a release of the original public Squeak system  
> using the Apple Public Source License[1].
> 	Squeak 1.1, with an APSL2 license, is available here:
> 	The Squeak Foundation board would like to thank the above groups  
> for making this happen, and everyone else for being so patient!
> 	And now we live in interesting times. This only applies to the  
> original release of Squeak (version 1.1 of 23 September 1996); we  
> now have a choice between APSL2 and the original Squeak License[2]  
> for that release. We need to decide what to do about subsequent  
> code, and code written by third parties. We might choose to rewrite  
> some things so as to create a better licensing situation. We  
> probably want to have a policy whereby contributors agree to grant  
> a particular license to their work explicitly before we can accept it.
> 	How shall we proceed with future releases of Squeak? Let's discuss  
> it.
> 	thanks again,
> 	your Squeak Foundation board
> [1]
> [2]
> -- 
> Craig Latta
> improvisational musical informaticist
> Smalltalkers do: [:it | All with: Class, (And love: it)]

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