[webkit-dev] Renaming directories
levin at google.com
Wed Dec 22 13:27:07 PST 2010
Sounded like MIT license is considered permittable:
On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 1:05 PM, Kenneth Russell <kbr at google.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 10:53 AM, Mark Rowe <mrowe at apple.com> wrote:
> > On 2010-12-22, at 10:45, Kenneth Russell wrote:
> > I see. The GLU tessellator was integrated because it was the only
> > viable option for helping implement GPU-accelerated path rendering in
> > WebKit. (This work is still in early stages, and the tessellator isn't
> > yet being compiled in to WebKit.) The code is covered by an MIT X11
> > style license which is compatible with the BSD license WebKit uses.
> > I'm not a lawyer so I can't speak to the compatibility of the various
> > source licenses. I will note however that the committer agreement that
> > committers have signed explicitly states that only the BSD and LGPL
> > are permitted for code checked in to the WebKit repository.
> I apologize, I didn't mean to violate the WebKit committer agreement.
> There was extensive discussion on IRC and in person before checking in
> this and related code. If its continued presence poses a problem then
> please let's try to figure out a solution that allows continued
> development of this functionality.
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