jARIA license

David Bolter david.bolter at utoronto.ca
Wed Mar 5 15:07:06 UTC 2008


Chris Hoffman wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-03-04 at 15:13 -0500, David Bolter wrote:
>
>   
>> The fluid team is considering the use of jARIA. One cause for pause is 
>> the fact the it is LGPL, while jQuery is GPL and MIT and how the two 
>> reconcile. Would you consider the dual GPL MIT license to align with jQuery?
>>     
>
> Hi David,
>
> Software licensing is one of those issues (and there are others) where I
> begin to regret that IANAL.
>
> My reading--perhaps wrong--of LGPL software is that is is
> GPL-compatible, with the additional tenet that it can be linked to
> proprietary applications.
>
> That said, I'd be more than happy to switch to the dual MIT/X-11 and GPL
> license if that helps get solutions built.
>
>   

Not to brag, but I'm no lawyer either :)

Glad to hear you are happy to switch.  Maybe someone else on this list 
can explain the need?

cheers,
David



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