Bug#638968: ITP: libnetmd -- Libraries for accessing Sony NetMD MiniDisc Walkman
On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 01:55:52AM +0200, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 02:32:28PM +0200, martin f krafft wrote:
> > also sprach John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <email@example.com> [2011.08.23.1410 +0200]:
> > > Version : 0.0.1
> > > Upstream Author : The linux-minidisc project <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > > * URL : https://wiki.physik.fu-berlin.de/linux-minidisc/
> > > * License : GPL
> > A library is not really compatible with the (viral) GPL, unless you
> > require every single programme that links with it to be GPL as well.
> > If you can, try to push for the LGPL for a permissive licence.
> True, thanks for pointing that out. I will initiate a discussion
> regarding a license change within the project towards LGPL for both
> libnetmd and libhimd.
We have had a discussion with all authors now and have agreed to
changing the licenses for both 'libnetmd' and 'libhimd' to LPGLv2.1.
I committed the changes to the repository today .