Making wxPython a standard module?
Sebastian "lunar" Wiesner
basti.wiesner at gmx.net
Sun Jun 15 19:46:58 CEST 2008
"Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de>:
>> Just out of curiosity, what are the chances of this happening (sort of
>> like what happened with sqlite)?
> As a starting point, the author(s) of wxPython would need to contribute
> it to Python (and then also give the PSF the permission to relicense
> it). If no such contribution is made, chances are zero. Somebody else
> contributing it in place of the authors is not acceptable - that
> somebody likely doesn't have the right to grant the proper license to
> the PSF,
If any single person can even have this right ... wxPython and wxWidgets
probably received a lot of foreign contributions along the years, and each
single contributors, whose code is still part of wx, would have to agree to
a change of license, should the PSF license be incompatible to the wx
Freedom is always the freedom of dissenters.
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