[sldev] Why Linden Labs needs to let the community extend the
client without asking for their IP
gigstaggart at gmail.com
Sun Apr 8 02:12:36 PDT 2007
Callum Lerwick wrote:
> system that closed source plugins could plug in to. The GPL expressly
> forbids this. Unless you negotiate a commercial license with Linden Lab,
> its a license violation. I don't think Linden Lab's intentions could be
> any clearer about this.
This is not necessarily the case Callum. What if I created a Python
plugin? I could then distribute my actual plugins written in Python,
under any license I like.
This is just one example of how a differently licensed plugin can be
used in a pure GPL host program.
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