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Re: [Gaim-devel] Re: Gaim-Encryption plugin violates Gaim's license#

On Mon, 2003-06-02 at 17:31, Sean Egan wrote:

> This indicates that the plugin must be released by terms of the GPL (or
> GPL-compatible) license.  Obviously now it is not GPL-compatible,
> regardless of whether it's distributed as source or as binaries.

I'm pretty sure that the source code to gaim-encryption is not a
derivative work of gaim; thus, the GPL's requirements do not apply to
the source.

See Lotus v. Borland, for example.

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