[OpenLayers-Dev] Alternative to Proj4JS
madair at dmsolutions.ca
Thu Apr 5 10:11:40 EDT 2012
A new release of Proj4js with the MIT style license is now available.
On 27/03/2012 9:40 AM, Michael Adair wrote:
> Or we can also change the Proj4js license. IANAL and I don't pretend
> to understand subtleties of licenses but if LGPL is a blocker, I'm all
> in favour of changing that so that the Proj4js gets used as widely as
> possible. I'll raise the issue on the MetaCRS list.
> On 27/03/2012 7:00 AM, Day, Peter A (EXP) wrote:
>> I have been part of a team developing a system for a customer which
>> uses Openlayers as its map interface. We use Proj4JS to perform the
>> coordinate conversions.
>> Because both Openlayers and Proj4JS are Open Source we have to get
>> these approved for use. Openlayers is no problem but unfortunately
>> the corporate lawyers have jumped on Proj4JS as it uses the L-GPL
>> license. I don't pretend to understand the reasons behind this but it
>> means that we cannot use it.
>> commercial -- that we could use to replace Proj4JS?
>> (What is most annoying is that Proj4 and the Java conversion use MIT
>> licences which would have been acceptable)
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>> Dev at lists.osgeo.org
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