[Bf-committers] libreDWG

François T. francoistarlier at gmail.com
Tue Aug 17 10:36:22 CEST 2010

bloody hell, it is complicated !
So maybe it would be better to compile the lib, then bind it w/ python and
make it an addon for easier distribution ?


2010/8/16 Ralph Giles <giles at thaumas.net>

> On 16 August 2010 10:14, Martin Poirier <theeth at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > For audaspace it doesn't matter (LGPLv3 doesn't force anything on the
> rest of the code).
> LGPLv3 doesn't force anything on the rest of the code, but the GPLv2
> does force things on the LGPLv3. That is, the additional protections
> of software freedom incorporated from the GPLv3 in the LGPLv3 count as
> "additional restrictions" as far as the GPLv2 is concerned. I believe
> linking is thus forbidden under the GPLv2's strong-copyleft
> provisions, unless the library falls under the "system library"
> exception. Which wouldn't be the case for a dependency included in the
> blender tree. Therefore any GPLv2+ code gets upgraded to the GPLv3,
> and any GPLv2-only code is a problem.
> This was discussed recently in the context of the gnome project. See
> for example starting here:
> http://mail.gnome.org/archives/desktop-devel-list/2010-July/msg00097.html
>  -r
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François Tarlier

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