[sldev] GPLed submissions
seg at haxxed.com
Fri Mar 16 21:34:55 PDT 2007
On Fri, 2007-03-16 at 23:07 -0400, Jason Giglio wrote:
> > It appears the only critical non-GPL dependency is APR. Just replace APR
> > with, say, glib (on Linux, we link with it already for GTK...) and we
> > have a fully GPL-clean slviewer...
> Nope. I did a license audit earlier today to update the page:
> Looks like the list is:
Only trace of it I can find is a comment in indra/llwindow/llglstubs.h,
and the fact that the Cg license is still included in all the
licenses-*.txt files. Maybe that should get cleaned out. :)
Already replaceable with OpenJPEG.
Optional, and only used on windows.
I don't know where this one came from. And it looks like Rob Linden just
removed it from the list anyway. :)
> Cg is noted as "not used in the normal client" whatever that means. Is
> there some abnormal client, or does FL use it?
It was mentioned elsewhere that LL experimented with Cg early on, but
dumped it in favor of GLSL.
> OpenSSL is the biggest other sticking point if you don't consider sound
I was using critical to mean "Can't compile or run the viewer without".
So by my definition, no, sound is not critical. ;P
So... APR and OpenSSL are the blockers preventing full GPL. Open Source
is good enough for me, implementing OpenAL is much higher priority in my
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