[Matroska-general] Interresting license issue

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme at free.fr
Tue Sep 28 11:30:25 CEST 2004


Jory Stone a écrit :

>  "I would counsel [developers] to stop assigning the copyrights of their
> modifications to Sun and keep them under their own names, licensed under the
> General Public License and in the open version only."
> Keeping the code GPL doesn't make any possible patents or lawsuits go away.

Nop, but it forces any code using it to be "as free" as the GPL. But in 
that case that probably means the whole OOo should become GPL, and force 
Sun not to use the code in a closed-source application...



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