[Bf-committers] libreDWG

Martin Poirier theeth at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 16 19:14:20 CEST 2010

--- On Mon, 8/16/10, Ralph Giles <giles at thaumas.net> wrote:

> From: Ralph Giles <giles at thaumas.net>
> Subject: Re: [Bf-committers] libreDWG
> To: "bf-blender developers" <bf-committers at blender.org>
> Received: Monday, August 16, 2010, 12:42 PM
> On 16 August 2010 09:16, Ton
> Roosendaal <ton at blender.org>
> wrote:
> > Our license is "compatible" because of the ".. and
> later", but if you
> > combine it the code probably becomes v3 exclusively,
> in its entirety.
> Yep. Although the GPLv2 sections still make a difference in
> that one
> can distribute builds omitting the GPLv3 code as GPLv2, or
> reuse that
> code in other GPLv2 projects.
> There's already some "GPLv3 or later" code in the blender
> tree, by the
> way. Notably the audaspace module is LGPLv3 and some of the
> python
> scripts are GPLv3, so it looks like the overall license for
> 2.5 has
> already become GPLv3.

For audaspace it doesn't matter (LGPLv3 doesn't force anything on the rest of the code). For the scripts, it depends what scripts (in what direction the dependencies work). GPLv3 code can depend (link with) GPLv2 code without making the later GPLv3.


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