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Re: Lizard / Debian

On Tue, Sep 28, 1999 at 01:18:24PM +0200, J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) wrote:
> > I'm quite sure that somehow this will prevent us from using it without
> > worrying about license issues again.
> It simply means we cannot reuse existing GPLed code (without getting the
> authors to offer it under a QPL-compatible license as well). For code
> written by Debian developers to be added to Lizard, it's probably best to
> use a dual license scheme ("at your option, GPL2 (or newer) or QPL"), or
> perhaps LGPL or BSD if they're QPL-compatible. Perhaps someone on -legal can
> comment on this?

The QPL is not compatible with the GPL.  Just about anything else (BSD,
LGPL, Artistic, X) is perfectly acceptable in terms of license

Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>             Debian GNU/Linux developer
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<stu> apt: !bugs
<apt> !bugs are stupid
<dpkg> apt: are stupid?  what's that?
<apt> dpkg: i don't know
<dpkg> apt: Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder...
<apt> i already had it that way, dpkg.

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