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Re: Recently released QPL

Jonathan P Tomer <phouchg@cif.rochester.edu> wrote:
> > You mean like the FreeBSD vs. the NetBSD camps?
> for one;

Er.. can you tell me how the GPL is at fault for the split between
the FreeBSD and the NetBSD camps?

> or if you or were to take some code under npl or qpl and modify it,
> and want to release your modifications under gpl. this requires
> that you do something odd with diffs: you'd have to distribute an
> .orig.tar.gz under the original license, and a .diff.tar.gz under the
> license you'd prefer.

No.  The right thing to do is to also grant permission for your code to
be distributed as you want it to be.  [For example: as a part of netscape,
under the npl.]


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