Re: wxgtk: Is this free software?
Richard Braakman writes:
> wxgtk has been uploaded to master, but I'm not sure if it is free
> software. Its license is a strange derivative of the GPL, and it
> seems to contradict itself in a number of places.
I think we have to class it as non-free. Perhaps non-free should have a
subsection labeled 'incomprehensible'?
> *sigh* Why couldn't they just use the LGPL? All they have added
> is confusion.
If they have included long passages from the GPL they have also infringed
the FSF's copyright.
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