Havoc Pennington <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Federico Mena Quintero <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > However, there is the issue of licensing. Gdk-pixbuf is released
> > under the LGPL, and the XCF loader uses big chunks of GPLed code from
> > the GIMP. I am not sure what is the best way to proceed.
> Well, there are not many options.
> a) You find all the authors of that GPL code and get the license
> changed (avoiding this mess is the advantage of copyright
> b) You don't include the code in gdk-pixbuf
> c) You do a clean-room reimplementation of the code
What's wrong with
d) Keep the XCF loaded GPL
if I understand that correctly, the loaders are shared libraries which
dnyamically loaded so they can theoretically have different licenses
or do I miss something ?
Sure, I'd prefer a) - but IMO d) is much better than b) or even c).
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