[squeak-dev] Glorp license

Alan Knight knight at acm.org
Mon Mar 8 19:54:03 UTC 2010

Fortunately, Glorp doesn't have all that many distinct contributors, and I do have a reasonable number of signatures already. I've been thinking about changing the license for a while, but it's a lot of work, and not much fun. Any advice from those involved with doing this for Squeak  appreciated.

At 01:06 PM 2010-03-08, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
>>>>>> "Torsten" == Torsten Bergmann <astares at gmx.de> writes:
>Torsten> maybe we can ask Alan Knight if it would be possible to dual-license
>Torsten> GLORP, he gets a CC: of this mail. The project is currently LGPL [1]
>Torsten> which may cause problems (according to the discussion on squeak-dev,
>Torsten> see [2] and [3]).
>Torsten> GLORP was initially a CampSmalltalk project and later continued at
>Torsten> Cincom.
>Ugh.  Unfortuately, adding a license like that means getting signatures from
>*all* contributors, unless they have all explicitly signed rights over to
>This is why it's important to get the license *right* to begin with, folks.
>Randal L. Schwartz - Stonehenge Consulting Services, Inc. - +1 503 777 0095
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