[sldev] Re: Plugin architecture

Tim Shephard tshephard at gmail.com
Fri Feb 23 20:51:29 PST 2007


On 2/23/07, Callum Lerwick <seg at haxxed.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-02-23 at 20:20 -0800, Tim Shephard wrote:
> > If we do develop a plugin architecture for Linden Labs, will our code
> > be protected by copyright or will we have to open source that as well?
> >   Some of us have zero desire to work on a plugin architecture, have
> > it merged in, and only to find that we have to release all our plugin
> > code under GPL.
>
> So, you're saying the only reason you're interested in a plugin
> architecture is as a way to weasel your way around the GPL and implement
> proprietary extensions? Wow, no one ever thought of that one before!
>

I wouldn't use the word "weasel", but absolutely, that would be my
only interest.

I am glad we have come to a clear understanding!


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