On Friday 22 June 2001 04:24, Erik Enge wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Jun 2001, Shane Hathaway wrote:
> > Now, if the ZPL were GPL compatible, the GPL would be in full effect
> > for products. Digital Creations would automatically have the rights
> > to redistribute derivatives of ZWiki. I believe DC would even be
> > able to distribute ZWiki with Zope as long as any dependent products
> > (such as CMFWiki) are also GPL'ed. Zope itself would not have to be
> > GPL'ed since it does not depend in any way on ZWiki.
> Now I think I have two different answers to one of my fundamental
> questions in this discussion: if I have a GPL-compatible licensed
> product and I distribute it with a GPL product, do I need to relicense
> the former one to GPL? Because that is what I understand you to say.
> Others have said the opposite.
I agree with Morten--yes, you can distribute GPL compatible code and GPL
code together. ZWiki is just in a strange position because the GPL is
not actually in effect.
> > - DC has not changed the ZPL because there hasn't been any strong
> > push to make it happen. [...] Make your voice heard. Keep in mind
> > that many on the management team don't have time to read the zope-dev
> > and zope lists.
> I hope that you guys at DC reading the list make them aware of the fact
> that many people as frustrated with this. And it is not a small issue,
> either, as I'm sure we are all too aware of.
> I'd love to lobby DC to start thinking about this, how do I get in
> touch with the management team? It would be great if we could discuss
> this on [EMAIL PROTECTED] (or similar) and have them read/comment
> on that list. To start off with, it would be great if we could see the
> rationale for the ZPL, and how they think it applies to the current
Explain why it's important to you and why you can't get by on the current
situation. You can send them directly or I can forward emails to the
Zope-Dev maillist - [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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