fr., 11.07.2008 kl. 04.21 -0600, skrev Srinivasa Ragavan: > Hello guys, > > We have had a set of problems that we are carrying around for some time like : > > * Copyright assignments, which is not the best way looking for the > future of Evolution. It sucks and sort of limits contributions to Evolution > and we wanted to drop it. > * The current licensing incompatibility issues of Evolution with > Samba4/libmapi (GPLv3). Evolution needs to link with libmapi/samba4 for the > new mapi based connector being developed for Exchange 2007. > > So here is the plan : > > * Drop Evolution copyright assignments and make it really easy to > contribute to Evolution > * Move Evolution licensing to "LGPL v2 and LGPL v3" to let us re-use > the code more easily around the platform. This also moves us closer to > Thunderbird's MPL/LGPL model. > > We think this is good for Evolution and (of course) we continue to invest in > Evolution. We are also working to ensure we have the rights to re-license all > of the code. We will do the licensing/header changes as we audit the code > ownership situation. > > It would be really helpful if you can post a public/explicit mail with > permissions to do it, or code pointers - if you think you wrote a piece of > Evolution code & object. > I didn't think my contributions were substantial enough to warrant this but Michael poked me about it so here you go. Permission granted for any pieces of code I've produced.
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