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Re: Licensing




On Sun, May 28, 2017 at 05:38:26PM +0100, John Emmas via gtk-devel-list wrote:
> On 28/05/2017 14:41, Sébastien Wilmet wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 09:02:21AM +0100, John Emmas via gtk-devel-list wrote:
> > > the following 11 header files stipulate GPL:-
> > > 
> > >        gbase64.h
> > >        gbookmarkfile.h
> > >        gchecksum.h
> > >        ghmac.h
> > >        glib-private.h
> > >        glib-unix.h
> > >        gmain.h
> > >        gmain-internal.h
> > >        gmessages-private.h
> > >        goption.h
> > >        gpoll.h
> > > 
> > > Just thought I'd flag it up in case it's unintentional,
> > I've checked the 3 first files that you list, and they are correctly
> > licensed under the LGPL (up until recently it was the "GNU Library
> > General Public License", it's now the "GNU Lesser General Public
> > License").
> > 
> > Please double check the list.
> 
> I updated from git master just now and the above files are all okay now.
> However, in the latest stable branch (glib-2-52 ?) they're still showing the
> older licenses.

gbase64.h on glib-2-52 has the LGPLv2+ license, there is nothing wrong
with that.

See: https://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/old-licenses.html#LGPL

--
Sébastien
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