[sugar] AUTHORS and COPYING
Fri Jan 11 18:20:37 EST 2008
Dave Crossland wrote:
> On 09/01/2008, Jani Monoses <jani at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> In particular sugar-artwork includes a copy of the GPL, but the sources
>> contain an LGPL and a BSD style licensed file as well.
>> sugar, sugar-base and sugar-artwork provide a copy of GPL but the source
>> file headers mention the LGPL.
> This is actually fine. (IMHO, IANAL :-)
> GPL requires that the combined work of the program be under a license
> no _more_ restrictive than the GPL, and since LGPL and X11-style
> licenses are _less_ restrictive, so they can be combined with GPL
> programs while remaining under their current license.
thanks for the comments. But it still leaves open the question what
license these files are under and what I should put in debian/copyright
> (The license used by FreeBSD until 1999 was GPL incompatible, but was
> finally changed to be GPL compatible. So, please consider never using
> the term "BSD style license" again and using "X11-style license." Some
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