[sylpheed:32195] Re: [PATCH] Sylpheed should save his state when killed by signals

Petr Kovar pknbe at volny.cz
Mon Apr 14 00:34:19 JST 2008

Colin Leroy <colin at colino.net>, Sun, 13 Apr 2008 09:35:48 +0200:

> On 12 April 2008 at 21h04, Paul wrote:
> Hi, 
> > > While you're at it you could also take our session management
> > > stuff :)  
> > 
> > Wait a minute... Claws Mail is GPLv3, doesn't that mean sylpheed
> > cannot take it?? 
> It can take the stuff that was available before 3.0, like this
> functionality, because they've once been licensed GPLv2; but it
> can't take what has been written under GPLv3 (like, for examples, tag
> support).

It surely can, but the GPL3-licensed work authors' consent is needed.

I'm pretty sure the authors of Claws Mail had needed a Hiro's consent before
the GPL 2 to GPL 3 re-licensing took place, hadn't they?

> Also, even our old stuff can't be taken to Sylpheed's libsylph, as this
> directory's files are licensed LGPL.


Best regards,
Petr Kovar

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