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Re: [vorlon@netexpress.net: Re: Bug#181969: [mdadams@ece.uvic.ca: Re: JasPer licensing wrt Debian Linux]]

"Matt Palmer" <mpalmer@hezmatt.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 02, 2004 at 11:42:09AM -0800, Michael Adams wrote:
> > JasPer.  The problem with the GPL is that many commercial organizations
> > will not use GPL'd software.  For this reason, the GPL was not chosen
> > for JasPer.
> What about the LGPL?  GPL-like, GPL-compatible, but not as "viral"
> as the GPL.

Or even simpler, dual license Jasper under the current license and the
GPL or LGPL.  Then companies will use Jasper under the current license, and
Debian will use the (L)GPL.

Walter Landry

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