Re: Software relicensing, how is it done ?

2008-10-31 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 11:55 PM, Richard M. Stallman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Why do you want to relicense Glade under the GNU Lesser GPL? The current license, the GNU GPL, seems more appropriate since it prevents the release of non-free extensions of Glade. Hi, Basically, the glade core

Re: Software relicensing, how is it done ?

2008-10-31 Thread Richard M. Stallman
Basically, the glade core is intended to serve as a library to edit glade files, making the glade core available under LGPL in my understanding will allow people to use that library in a commercial IDE, It would do that, and that seems like a good reason not to change the

Re: Software relicensing, how is it done ?

2008-10-31 Thread Gregory Leblanc
On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 3:30 PM, Richard M. Stallman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Basically, the glade core is intended to serve as a library to edit glade files, making the glade core available under LGPL in my understanding will allow people to use that library in a commercial

Re: Software relicensing, how is it done ?

2008-10-31 Thread Hubert Figuiere
On Fri, 2008-10-31 at 16:03 -0400, Gregory Leblanc wrote: Licensing Glade under the LGPL means that we might, at some point down the road, have an IDE that doesn't suck, which we can use for hacking Gnome. While I'm sure you don't agree, I would rather have some IDE, regardless of license,

Re: Software relicensing, how is it done ?

2008-10-31 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 3:30 PM, Richard M. Stallman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [...] As free software developers we naturally feel good to see our own programs in wider use. But what is really important is for free software to replace proprietary software. We can achieve more for freedom if