[sword-devel] Is sword going non-gpl or proprietory?
Mon, 9 Sep 2002 21:43:55 +0800
On Mon, 9 Sep 2002 10:40, Troy A. Griffitts wrote:
> The PURPOSE of CrossWire is to release free opensource code. A non-GPL
> license issued to a publisher or Bible Society, as an exception, would
> allow them to encorporate pieces of the project into their software
> without making their software GPL. These are the types of things that
> we cannot do currently if we rely upon other pieces of code (like our
> regex implementation) that don't allow this.
LGPL will achieve this directly. Wrapping a CLI program ("engine") with a
proprietary GUI will also achieve this with fully GPLed software.