[squeak-dev] Re: Swazoo - LGPL or MIT?

Philippe Marschall philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Wed Mar 19 19:23:08 UTC 2008

2008/3/19, Janko Mivšek <janko.mivsek at eranova.si>:
> Paolo Bonzini wrote:
>  >> Do I interpret the LGPL correctly that the Seaside Swazoo adapter
>  >> (subclass of a a Swazoo class) would need to be LGPL as well?
>  >
>  > No, Site is pretty much the interface that Swazoo exposes to its users;
>  > you cannot *use* Swazoo without subclassing Site.  Subclassing
>  > HeaderField would be another story.
> We had just recently a semi-official and a bit broader (and very simple
>  actually) interpretation. Using it on Swazoo:  LGPL is covered if you
>  extend Swazoo by some other package as is in your case, Philippe. Reason
>  IMHO is simple: borders between Swazoo and code it uses it is preserved
>  and clear.

Sorry I have some problems parsing this. I need a clear and official
response whether the Swazoo Seaside Adapter needs to be under LGPL. If
not what changes we are allowed to make without it having to move to


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