On Tue, 2007-10-23 at 10:59 +0200, Frederic Crozat wrote:
> Le mardi 23 octobre 2007 à 13:55 +0530, Srinivasa Ragavan a écrit :
> > On Tue, 2007-10-23 at 09:53 +0200, Frederic Crozat wrote:
> > > Le mardi 23 octobre 2007 à 13:01 +0530, Srinivasa Ragavan a écrit :
> > > > On Tue, 2007-10-23 at 09:19 +0200, Jules Colding wrote:
> > > > > On Tue, 2007-10-23 at 12:07 +0530, Srinivasa Ragavan wrote:
> > > > > > Hello everyone,
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > For Evolution 2.22 we should be having MAPI based Exchange connector
> > > > > > which developed in parallel with Openchange based libmapi. The team 
> > > > > > is
> > > > > > currently working on that and the code is currently maintianed at 
> > > > > > GNOME
> > > > > > SVN in EXCHANGE_MAPI_BRANCH (both for evolution and
> > > > > > evolution-data-server)
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > http://svn.gnome.org/viewvc/evolution/branches/EXCHANGE_MAPI_BRANCH/
> > > > > > http://svn.gnome.org/viewvc/evolution-data-server/branches/EXCHANGE_MAPI_BRANCH/
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > I created the branch yesterday and we committed our week long effort
> > > > > > there. We now have a working account setup plugin, base 
> > > > > > camel/calendar
> > > > > > code and a partially working addressbook impl. Things should get to 
> > > > > > a
> > > > > > working shape in another week or two. I hope that soon, Johnny 
> > > > > > would be
> > > > > > able to create a OpenSUSE Build Service repository (rpms for 
> > > > > > OpenSUSE,
> > > > > > Fedora, Ubuntu and few more) for Evolution and its dependencies so 
> > > > > > that
> > > > > > users can install the rpms and get a feel of it even before the
> > > > > > release. 
> > > > > 
> > > > > Does this mean that evo + e-d-s will go GPLv3?
> > > > 
> > > > Jules, as I replied in a previous email thread, Im working with Novell
> > > > legal team to modify the license to either GPLV2 or later or
> > > > dual-license Evolution/EDS under GPLv2 and GPLv3. I dont have yet
> > > > received the final nod. But the mapi providers/plugins are developed
> > > > under GPLv3 which can be a issue now, but may not be after the license
> > > > change.
> > > 
> > > Well, it will be also a problem for other applications linking with
> > > e-d-s libraries.
> > 
> > Since EDS is LGPLv2, it may not have much issues. IIRC when Harish moved
> > EDS from GPL to LGPL, he made it LGPLv2 or later. (I'm not a licensing
> > expert. Just posting from what we had discussed sometime back on e-h
> > list).
> 
> >From what I see in SVN, EDS is still LGPLv2 only, not v2 or later.
> 
> But I don't know what it would mean if E-D-S was linked with GPLv3
> library (ie Samba 4), for other programs linking to E-D-S library, with
> an non GPLv3 compatible license (like explained on
> http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/gpl-faq.html#AllCompatibility )

Oh, I also dont seem to understand them much. I think I will ask my
legal team again on these fronts. Thanks for the pointers.


-Srini.
> 

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