Re: ITP: SkipStone
On Tue, Sep 05, 2000 at 11:42:56AM -0400, Peter Teichman wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 05, 2000 at 11:03:07AM -0400, Brian Almeida wrote:
> > Skipstone is a GTK+ webbrowser that uses mozilla's embed features. It is
> > similar to galeon only it is pure GTK+, no GNOME. The author asked me to
> > make packages of it, and I have uploaded it into Debian. It is placed under
> > the GPL. See http://www.muhri.net/skipstone/ for more info.
> Skipstone appears to have some licensing problems. It has no overall
> license file, just comments in its source.
I talked with the author on IRC and verified that it is GPL.
He's making a new tarball with a COPYING file, he was just lazy and didn't
add it since there were comments in the code.
> Also, the Mozilla rendering component is released under the MPL, which
> is incompatible with the GPL. Galeon had to relicense with an
> exception clause - take a look at the current Galeon tarball for the
> COPYING.README file.
Mozilla was relicensed under the GPL... wouldn't everything be relicensed?
In any case, I just talked to the author on IRC (such a wonderful thing), he's
agreed to add the exception clause as well (he just copied Galeon's
I'll be uploading a fixed version in about 2 minutes :)
Brian M. Almeida
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