[JDEV] Question about licensing

Lazarus Long lazarus at overdue.ompages.com
Thu Oct 7 14:32:24 CDT 1999

On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 08:41:59AM -0400, Isotope2k at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 10/6/99 6:04:49 PM US Eastern Standard Time, 
> quad at jabber.org writes:
> << The _protocol_ is not under GPL. >>
> In light of this statement, I have a few questions.
> What license is the protocol released under?

At the risk of a "what he said" response, I think this is a serious
matter.  A *closed* protocol is anathema.  Is this project going to
become slave to a proprietary item?  Licensing is serious business.

By using a non-GPL license, you are effectively eliminating the
participation of developers who choose to develop OSS as a moral

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