Re: GPL Compatibility of IFRIT License
Mark Hymers wrote:
> A wdiff between this and the VTK license shows that just the names of
> the contributors have been changed (as you'd expect). It appears to be
> a modified BSD license (i.e. without advertising clause) with one extra
> * Modified source versions must be plainly marked as such, and must not
> misrepresented as being the original software.
> My question is about linking this against GPL code (in this case, QT).
> I think this is probably ok but my only point of reference for this is
> that the zlib license (which the FSF describe as being GPL compatible -
> http://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-list.html) contains the following
> 2. Altered source versions must be plainly marked as such, and must
> not be misrepresented as being the original software.
> Basically, I just want to check before sorting out the remaining small
> issues with upstream and continuing with the package that the consensus
> of opinion here is that this is all ok and correct.
Yes, that clause is fine and GPL compatible.
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