TODO until python-ldap 2.0.0 final release
david.leonard at itee.uq.edu.au
Thu Aug 22 03:35:29 CEST 2002
On Wed, 21 Aug 2002, Michael Ströder typed thusly:
> No GPL anymore. Please bring your working tree in sync. I had the
> GPL in the header of some modules copied over from web2ldap. I
> just forgot to change that. Fixed that some time ago.
but fog's stuff in ldaplib/... has "GNU General Public License"(sic) in it.
[just an english note: licence is a noun, and license is a verb...
the mnemonic I use is that ICE is a noun.. ... [hey whats that crazy
german dish with frozen pig trotters and saurkraut?]]
> > another track is to ask all authors for permission to vary their licences to
> > a common licence... like GPL or BSD... but you couldnt guarantee that
> > everyone would agree! (or even be contactable!)
> I'd like to remove unmaintained and unpackaged code from the CVS
> anyway. This mainly affects Fog's Lib/perldap.py and ldaplib/*.
> The set of active authors boils down to Hans, David and me. The
> rest contributed patches and I'm pretty sure that the patched code
> is maintained in the python-ldap mainstream => for published fixes
> I would just assume the overall license we can agree on.
> Personally I have no problem to choose a very liberal one which
> allows commercial use.
so.. heres a plan for you, michael-
1) choose licence
2) mail the GPL authors asking if its okay to degrade/unify their
code under the new licence
3) rm the files that are unmaintained?
David Leonard David.Leonard at itee.uq.edu.au
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