Which Python web framework is most like Ruby on Rails?
kylotan at gmail.com
Wed Dec 21 18:01:48 CET 2005
Martin Christensen wrote:
> >>>>> "Ben" == Ben Sizer <kylotan at gmail.com> writes:
> Ben> Unfortunately, that doesn't really satisfy the GPL's concerns.
> Ben> The work arguably "contains or is derived from" Karrigell, which
> Ben> is explicitly covered in section 2b of the GPL. If you start
> Ben> excluding key clauses from the GPL, then there's little point
> Ben> using it.
> You will also notice that section 2b of the GPL only applies to works
> that are published or distributed, and if a company bases its web site
> on Karrigell or any other GPL'ed web framework but does not share the
> code with anyone, it cannot be considered to be published nor
> distributed. Hence the GPL is a perfectly fine license for this kind
> of use.
You're right, but, Kent said earlier in the thread that "Most of my
projects at least have the potential of being distributed to customers
and GPL is not an option." I was addressing this concern specifically.
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