i've got an ITP pending about kscope, and it seems that there's a problem on
* from upstream website :
> Some people have suggested that, despite the move to a two-clause BSD
> license, KScope still violates the conditions of either the GPL (Qt) or the
> CPL (graphviz) or both. If anyone knows more about this please contact me
> as soon as possible. As things stand at the moment, I will have to
> discontinue the 1.3.x branch of KScope.
> Here is the current situation in brief:
> KScope (BSD License) dynamically links with KDE (LGPL?), Qt (GPL) and
> graphviz (CPL).
* someone adds some informations :
> the licenses it seems are mutually incompatible; I quote from the following
> IBM Developer Works site:
> (Q) Does the CPL allow me to take the Source Code for a Program licensed
> under it and include all or part of it in another program licensed under
> the GNU General Public License (GPL), Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD)
> license or other Open Source license? (A) No. Only the owner of software
> can decide whether and how to license it to others. Contributors to a
> Program licensed under the CPL understand that source code for the Program
> will be made available under the terms of the CPL. Unless you are the owner
> of the software or have received permission from the owner, you are not
> authorized to apply the terms of another license to the Program by
> including it in a program licensed under another Open Source license. By
> the way, the same answer applies if you want to include source code
> licensed under another Open Source license in a program licensed under the
> The solution seems to be -- stop using graphviz.
So we need some advices about this licence issue. if someone could make things
clearer regarding the licence issue.