[sldev] GPL issues....

Argent Stonecutter secret.argent at gmail.com
Sat Aug 16 09:45:37 PDT 2008

On 2008-08-15, at 16:39, Michael Schlenker wrote:
> Sadly this misses the point for most users of those 3rd Party viewers.
> I doubt 10% of them are capable to compile the viewer themselves,  
> especially
> if not using GNU Linux where most of the toolchain is easily  
> installed.

It's pretty easy on OS X too.

It's only Microsoft who is still trying to make compilers a profit  

> But in this case you mostly annoy people with it for no reason  
> other than
> GPL fanatism, for a project thats dual licensed anyway. Whats next?  
> Should
> all patches posted to JIRA be declared GPL only to force Linden  
> labs to fork
> the commercial and GPL trees?

That wouldn't be an issue, LL doesn't accept patches if you don't  
assign copyright to them.

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