Question about relicensing of exo code
corsac at debian.org
Fri Nov 5 14:16:33 CET 2010
On ven., 2010-11-05 at 13:51 +0100, Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> On Nov 5, 2010, at 13:32 , Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > Hey,
> Hi Yves,
> > not sure you followed anything about that, but thunar-vfs was split from
> > thunar, and some code from exo was included there so plugins not ported
> > to Gio can continue working with hal backend.
> > Commit is
> > http://git.xfce.org/xfce/thunar-vfs/commit/?id=a85fdcff39376c814fa88c29c274eb06fd4a6606 but it adds GPL licensed code to thunar-vfs which is LGPL.
> > As you hold copyright on that code, you're the one able to do the
> > licensing change. It was done by Nick on
> > http://git.xfce.org/xfce/thunar-vfs/commit/?id=62a90bf (see bug
> > http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6773) so an explicit ACK from
> > you would be nice.
> Ahem, the exo code is LGPL, as is thunar-vfs. And that commit 62a90bf did not change the license, but simply update to the new LGPL text.
Not only. I agree exo code was supposed to be LGPL, but see
indeed changes that code license from GPL to LGPL.
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