I hereby allow you to relicense all the code I wrote for evolution and
evolution-data-server under the terms of the LGPL v2 and LGPL v3.
This includes the code that supports addressbooks on a webdav server and
all other code I have contributed to evolution.

Greetings,
        Matze

Am Freitag, den 11.07.2008, 04:21 -0600 schrieb 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.
> 
> We are really excited about this and we feel this would really help Evolution 
> a lot. We need your support now for making this change and to take Evolution 
> to great heights.
> 
> Thanks for your contributions and support.
> 
> -Srini.
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