[webkit-dev] [Q] License

David C Matthews dcm at c-sw.com
Wed Feb 6 20:57:40 PST 2008


Thanks for the feedback.  On a slightly different front, has anyone 
contemplated a MIPS port yet?


At 08:36 PM 2/6/2008, Christian Dywan wrote:
>Am Wed, 06 Feb 2008 17:53:12 -0600
>schrieb David C Matthews <dcm at c-sw.com>:
> > Greetings-
> >
> > I am new to WebKit, and have a licensing question.  When I was
> > downloading one of the "pieces" (i.e. Support Libraries?) from Apple,
> > the license indicated that the software was not to be
> > distributed/used for commercial ventures without written
> > consent.  I'm paraphrasing, but how does one consider using WebKit
> > for a commercial product?
> >
> > -David C Matthews, Cotton Software Inc
>I assume you are referring to the proprietary parts of the Win port.
>That was as far as I know mainly introduced to save time and efforts
>in getting a build done for use with Safari. It's not intended to be
>widely used.
>You will want to look at the current efforts to replace Apple's
>frameworks with Cairo and other technology that is freely available.
>     Christian Dywan

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