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Re: [awansink@ke.com.au: Re: Isn't a kde version of abiword illegal?]



On Fri, May 28, 1999 at 01:41:04AM -0500, Chris Lawrence wrote:
> Having said that, to include a Qt/KDE-enhanced/hacked Abiword in
> Debian, the copyright file must include an explicit statement from
> *all* Abiword copyright holders that the Abiword code may be linked
> against Qt (or Qt2 or anything else with a non-GPL-compatible
> license).  If Abiword is being cooperatively developed [as I believe
> it is], securing this permission is more complicated than simply
> asking AbiSource (you have to ask everyone who has submitted code to
> the project who has not assigned the rights to that code to
> AbiSource).

From what I read in FSF/GNU documentation, it's only necessary for
"segnifigant" contributions, not a few lines of code.  I think all the
major contributors to Abi are employees of AbiSource..  Every thing else
are seperate libraries.

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