[sword-devel] GPL and other license related questions
jtgalyon at gmail.com
Sat Jan 26 15:57:41 MST 2008
DM Smith wrote:
> On Jan 26, 2008, at 2:12 PM, Jason Galyon wrote:
>> am I forced to
>> use GPL for both the server and the client or would this just be the
>> server since it interfaces directly with a sword based lib/app?
> Only the server for the reason you stated. This is a fundamental
> loophole/flaw in the GPL.
> That said, our desire is that the Sword library not be used in a
> commercial endeavor, directly or indirectly. Protecting this has
> helped us in negotiations with content providers.
and that will be honored
the inquiry was to find out what was possible, looks like I have an
answer for that and what the concerns are
Thanks for your insight.
Would it offend if a client application was written in another OSI
approved license? This would not open up sword for commercial use as
far as I can see.
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Thank you for your reasoning and cool headedness, amazing how an honest
request for information results in such chaos.
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