[osflash] LGPL Licensing in actionscript
mlist at spicefactory.org
Wed Apr 5 16:26:13 EDT 2006
> IMHO i would discount LGPL altogether, and go for one of the
> better written licenses such as apache or MPL, both of which allow
> the use of libraries in commercial (closed source) applications, but
> prohibit the extension of such libraries unless the extensions carry
> the same open source license, thus protecting the 'open sourceness'
> of the library.
That's not accurate. While MPL seems in fact to be similar to LGPL,
the Apache license is very different in that it includes almost no
restrictions on the usage of the code. You don't have to release the
code of Apache licensed software that you modify.
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