[Qgis-developer] Directions needed for GSOC Proposal

Tim Sutton lists at linfiniti.com
Mon Mar 26 06:10:50 EDT 2012


On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 12:09 PM, Vincent Picavet
<vincent.ml at oslandia.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Le lundi 26 mars 2012 12:01:20, Paolo Cavallini a écrit :
>> Il 26/03/2012 12:01, G. Allegri ha scritto:
>> > I think the GPL code is mandatory for the "bridge", eventually. Not all
>> > the underlying code requires to be GPL. Am I wrong?
>> I did some research on this, and the conclusion is that import is
>> functionally and legally equivalent to linking during compilation, so
>> everything that imports qgis must be GPL.
> +1
> I did some research as well, and came to the same conclusion.
> Studies have been done (by the zope group among others), and this is the
> general final statement.
> Vincent

We need to capture this knowledge along with backlinks to original
articles as this is a topic that regularly arises. I will add it to
the governance docs if you folks can provide me with some definitive



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