[Adium-devl] [Adium-feedback] Adding a plugin to Adium repository
evan.s at dreskin.net
Sat Jul 12 20:14:19 UTC 2008
I would prefer maturing our plugin API to allow proper versioning,
doing away with the obnoxious plugin dialogue, to including this
plugin by default.
On Jul 12, 2008, at 3:52 PM, Peter Hosey wrote:
> On Jul 12, 2008, at 10:47:11, Zachary West wrote:
>> Actually, you're required under the GPL to open source the plugin.
>> It's a derivative work.
> It's only a derivative work if it includes Adium code or libpurple
> code or any other GPL code. Headers and library-linkage alone don't
> count (IMO—IANAL).
My reading of the GPLv2 agrees with Peter's. We have allowed this
behavior without complaint in the past (e.g. the Gizmo Adium Plugin).
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