[I18n-sig] Codec licenses

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Fri, 26 Jan 2001 10:48:24 +0100

"M.-A. Lemburg" wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> scanning through the CVS archive of the SourceForge python-codecs
> project I found that most codec packages were placed under the GPL
> for some reason. This makes the codecs unusable for software which
> isn't GPL compatible and limits its usefulness considerably.
> Please consider either moving to the LGPL which does not have the
> GPL problems (other software relying on it will need to be shipped
> under the GPL too), but still assures that your code remains freely
> available or one of the Python licenses (preferrably the
> old CWI one).

I haven't received any comment on the above so far. 

Should I take this as rejection of the proposal ? This would be sad
and probably cause rewrites for most of the codecs in order to make 
them useful in closed-source software projects too.

Marc-Andre Lemburg
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