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Re: [XaraXtreme-dev] xaralx is in debian (sort of)
- From: Alex Bligh <alex@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 09 Apr 2006 19:35:55 +0100
- Subject: Re: [XaraXtreme-dev] xaralx is in debian (sort of)
today, xaralx was accepted into the Debian archive.
Also, I just notice, if xaralx is GPL, and CDraw is not, isn't that an
illegal combination that would prohibit distribution? Not that it would
matter as soon as CDraw is freed...
I don't think so. Under the GPL you are allowed to give *additional*
rights to a licensee (but not restrict the rights in the GPL). See
the section marked "ADDITIONAL RIGHTS" in the file "LICENSE" which
explicitly allows linking with CDraw.
I agree with your point however that the sooner CDraw is GPL'd
the better, whereupon this nit will disappear.