[IronPython] Ironpython and Berkeley License

Jeff Hardy jdhardy at gmail.com
Thu Mar 3 08:12:39 PST 2011


On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 8:23 AM, Markus Schaber
<m.schaber at 3s-software.com> wrote:
>  * 3. Redistributions in any form must be accompanied by information on
>  *    how to obtain complete source code for the DB software and any
>  *    accompanying software that uses the DB software.  The source code
>  *    must either be included in the distribution or be available for no
>  *    more than the cost of distribution plus a nominal fee, and must be
>  *    freely redistributable under reasonable conditions. [...]
> --- snap ---
>
> This seems to be a GPL-like viral license, which would be somewhat
> harassing for our current project.

IANAL, blah blah, but that doesn't read like the GPL, which requires
all *derivative works* to have the source available - that licence
just requires the source *to Berkeley DB* be made available.

In any case, Berkeley DB isn't even included, so it shouldn't be an issue.

- Jeff


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