[development] MIT licensed widgets in d.o GPL repo?
thomas at webbredaktoren.se
Fri Oct 20 08:37:06 UTC 2006
Chris Johnson skrev:
> I believe that the policy on anything in the drupal.org repository is
> that it must be GPL licensed. Even something with a more liberal
> license, such as an MIT-licensed widget, would not be allowed.
If you have soucre code under an MIT-licensed, you are free to
distribute it under any other license as long as the terms in the MIT
license aren't violated. The terms of GPL are compatible with MIT and
vice versa. Therefore, the answer is very easy: you can redistribute the
widgrt under GPL.
(MIT license is here called Expat license)
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