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Re: The future of Linux - architecture and package inter-dependencies



On Tue, 2006-02-21 at 14:54 +0100, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> > * this doesn't match to their FAQ, where they claim to be wanting to aim
> > at OSI compatibility.
> 
> Yep, but in the previous question they explain that the licence isn't
> allready OSI compatible:
They clearly expressed their intention, and thereby significantly weaken
their written license. In front of a German they would be facing very
difficult times because of this.

> > What concerns me much more on Fedora and Linux is OpenMotif's license
> > not to being [L]GPL compatible.
> 
> That shouldn't be an issue, if openmotif has a [L]GPL incompatible licence
> but is shipped as shared libs.
The GPL doesn't allow this, the LGPL does.

Ralf



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