[Adium-devl] Adding a plugin to Adium repository
catfish.man at gmail.com
Sat Jul 12 21:19:27 UTC 2008
On Jul 12, 2008, at 2:12 PM, Andreas Monitzer wrote:
> On Jul 12, 2008, at 22:14, Evan Schoenberg wrote:
>> I would prefer maturing our plugin API to allow proper versioning,
>> doing away with the obnoxious plugin dialogue, to including this
>> plugin by default.
>> 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).
> You personally might allow it, but the FSF doesn't agree with you:
> Plugins for Adium have to be released with a GPL-compatible license.
> If you want to remove this constraint, you have use a modified version
> of the GPL, like Linux and gcc. However, this would be a license
> change of the whole codebase.
Note that we haven't assigned copyright to the FSF, and their
interpretation of it really has no bearing on what we do beyond being
a data point to consider.
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