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

Rob Rothwell r.j.rothwell at gmail.com
Sat Mar 22 16:45:07 UTC 2008

Just wondering how all of this fits in to the work that VisualWorks is doing
with Seaside since it is a commercial product, and they have already

On Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 12:40 PM, Jason Johnson <jason.johnson.081 at gmail.com>

> On Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 8:05 AM, Lukas Renggli <renggli at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >  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
> Personally I would move it.  I know there has been a discussion on
> here about what is affected, but afaik not by lawyers.  And even they
> are lawyers, until this part of the license has a precedence set in
> court I think it's still a risk.  For example, if Seaside got popular
> enough to pop up on the FSF radar, how do we know they wouldn't argue
> from another angle that makes Seaside appear in violation.
> It's best to avoid extremists from *either* side. :)
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