[Python-Dev] Re: Conflict with the GPL

Fredrik Lundh Fredrik Lundh" <effbot@telia.com
Sun, 3 Sep 2000 15:36:52 +0200

guido wrote:

> I want 2.0b1 to be released (don't you?) so I put an extra effort in
> to round up Stallman and make sure he and Kahn got on the phone to get
> a resolution, and for a blissful few hours I believed it was all done.

well, after reading the rest of your mail, I'm not so

> After we thought we had reached agreement, Stallman realized that
> there are two interpretations of what will happen next:
>     1. BeOpen releases a version for which the license is, purely and
>     simply, the GPL.
>     2. BeOpen releases a version which states the GPL as the license,
>     and also states the CNRI license as applying with its text to part
>     of the code.

"to part of the code"?

are you saying the 1.6 will be the last version that is
truly free for commercial use???

what parts would be GPL-only?