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

Philippe Marschall philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Sat Mar 22 18:46:08 UTC 2008

2008/3/22, Colin Putney <cputney at wiresong.ca>:
>  On 22-Mar-08, at 10:05 AM, Sebastian Sastre wrote:
>  > AFAIK the ported seaside code should not be part of the commercially
>  > licenced VW
>  > code. It should be a MIT piece of software running on top of a
>  > commercial one
>  > (like Squeak runing on Win32/Mac). But I'm not an expert, just
>  > common sense.
> Not necessarily.  The MIT license allows Cincom to do pretty much
>  whatever they want with Seaside, including sublicensing it to their
>  customers under a comercial license. As long as Cincom isn't charging
>  extra for Seaside,

I don't see how money has anything to do with with. Even charging for
GPL software is ok by anybody including the FSF.


> It probably doesn't matter much, because you can't
>  run Seaside on VW without a license from Cincom anyway, but it's
>  probably worth clarifying.
>  Colin

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