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

stephane ducasse stephane.ducasse at free.fr
Sat Mar 22 08:57:29 UTC 2008

What a sad day....Ready such license shit... It is amazing how laywers  
polute our life.
And this will continue endlessly.

I think that we should really be  strong about code license in the  
It is a question of freedom and gain of energy: we should really stick  
to MIT.

This is amazing that license have to become so technical subclassing  
vs.... interface.
I hope that the release team is really make sure that no code without  
a clear license is
introduced in the image.


On Mar 22, 2008, at 8:05 AM, Lukas Renggli wrote:

>>> If you manage to persuade the people who contributed to Swazoo to
>>> switch the license, then fair enough.  Until then, Swazoo is 100%
>>> under the LGPL, no ifs no buts no doubt.
>> This is exactly the kind of situation Squeak needs to stay far away
>> from.  How much infected code are we talking about here?   
>> Personally I
>> was considering going with Swazoo for some business websites I'm
>> doing, but this answers that question for me.
> This is the same for Seaside. All packages in the Seaside 2.9
> repository are MIT licensed, including the Seaside-Swazoo adapters. If
> there is the slightest doubt on one of the packages in there, we have
> to move it somewhere else.
> Lukas
> -- 
> Lukas Renggli
> http://www.lukas-renggli.ch

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