Skip to main content.
home | support | download

Back to List Archive

Re: [swish-e] license terms

From: Rajesh Parekh <rajeshpparekh(at)not-real.gmail.com>
Date: Fri Sep 05 2008 - 03:49:31 GMT
Hi Peter,

Your email has clarified all my doubts. Thanks a lot!

I am writing my server using C++. I know Swish-e has C library but I couldnt
find any document that explains the C interface to Swish-e library. Could
you please point me to the right direction?

Thanks & Regards,
Rajesh.
On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 9:55 AM, Peter Karman <peter@peknet.com> wrote:

>
>
> Rajesh Parekh wrote on 9/1/08 12:49 AM:
>  > Hello,
> >
> > I dont completely understand the following statement regarding the
> license
> > terms and conditions to use Swish-e:
> >
> > *As a special exception, the copyright holders of Swish-e give you
> > permission to link Swish-e with independent modules that communicate with
> > Swish-e solely through the libswish-e API interface, regardless of the
> > license terms of these independent modules, and to copy and distribute
> the
> > resulting combined work under terms of your choice, provided that
> > every copy of the combined work is accompanied by, or provides a URL link
> > to,
> > a complete copy of the source code of Swish-e
> > (the version of Swish-e used to produce the combined work),
> > being distributed under the terms of the GNU General
> > Public License plus this exception.  An independent module is a module
> > which is not derived from or based on Swish-e.*
> > * *
> > I want to use Swish-e library for a commercial product. Could somebody
> > please explain, in plain English, how could the product be distributed
> > independent of GPL?
>
> It's not independent of the GPL. It's the GPL+exception.
>
> Please write again if this page does not answer your questions:
>
> http://swish-e.org/license.html#faq
>
> --
> Peter Karman  .  http://peknet.com/  .  peter(at)not-real.peknet.com
> _______________________________________________
> Users mailing list
> Users@lists.swish-e.org
> http://lists.swish-e.org/listinfo/users
>


_______________________________________________
Users mailing list
Users@lists.swish-e.org
http://lists.swish-e.org/listinfo/users
Received on Thu Sep 4 23:49:30 2008