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   Re: Open-source licensing (was: XLink library)

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  • From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
  • To: John Cowan <cowan@locke.ccil.org>, XML Dev <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Thu, 12 Nov 1998 12:16:06 -0800

At 03:02 PM 11/12/98 -0500, John Cowan wrote:
>I suggest that you avoid the GPL for components, as GPLed components
>can only be used to build GPLed applications.  Alternatives are:
>	the MPL at http://www.mozilla.org/NPL/MPL-1.0.html;

The Mozilla guys put an *immense* amount of work into this, and
got input from all the open source icons (Linus, Larry, Eric, etc).
James seems happy with it too.  -Tim

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