[Ironpython-users] external libraries
jdhardy at gmail.com
Tue Aug 2 18:30:18 CEST 2011
Hah, I guess we all know what happens when one assumes :)
Mono has some GPL bits I believe, so double check the exact licence,
but it should otherwise be OK. Also, what Jimmy said - if it's
isolated in it's own assembly there shouldn't be any issues.
On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 8:53 AM, Slide <slide.o.mix at gmail.com> wrote:
> No, I was actually thinking of pulling something in from Mono which has
> nothing to do with zlib or zipimport :-) I am planning on reusing the
> existing decompression that is currently used in the zlib module for
> zipimport (which is coming along nicely by the way).
> On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 8:41 AM, Jeff Hardy <jdhardy at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Unfortunately, I'm not entirely sure. We do include the Python & Ruby
>> stdlibs, which have their own licenses, and zlib.net, which is
>> MIT/BSD. I'm going to hazard a guess that you're thinking of #ZipLib,
>> which is GPL + Classpath, which isn't as scary as it sounds, but still
>> makes me slightly nervous. I'd prefer to avoid it if possible. At the
>> very least, it might be an external, optional dependency.
>> On that note, I did happen across
>> that you might find interesting.
>> - Jeff
>> On Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 9:30 PM, Slide <slide.o.mix at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > What are the guidelines for bringing in part or all of an external
>> > library?
>> > What licenses are compatible with the rest of the IP source code so it
>> > won't
>> > be tainted by anything?
>> > Thanks,
>> > slide
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