[GRASS-dev] gmath/gpde Patch for grass6.5 and grass7

Soeren Gebbert soerengebbert at googlemail.com
Sat Aug 15 06:33:15 EDT 2009

Hello Glynn,

2009/8/15 Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

> Hamish wrote:
> > As for including LGPL code in the main trunk I personally don't have a
> > problem with that as it reflects the upstream license/author's wishes,
> > is new code, and is used as a library. By my reading the RFC2 doc nor
> > 'g.version -c' & the COPYING file need any adjustment to cover this.
> > But a formal decision on that may be a matter for the PSC.
> >
> > As long as everything in the lib/ccmath/ dir falls under the same (GPL
> > compatible) license and the LGPL.txt file is placed in that dir I'd be
> > happy.
> If it's being included in the main GRASS tree, it would be simpler to
> relicense it as GPL.

So we have to convince the author Daniel A. Atkinson
to relicense the ccmath library as GPL code?
The only email address i have found is: DanAtk at aol.com.
I personally prefer to keep the LGPL license for ccmath.

> The main thing is to ensure that each file has a header stating that
> it is licensed under the LGPL. In the absence of such a header, we
> can't reasonably assume that any additions to the code are licensed
> under the LGPL.

I will ensure this.

Best regards

> --
> Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>
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