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Re: maybe-ITP: bsdiff
Christopher Faylor wrote:
>I've just read the BSDPL finally and I see that it tries to
>impose itself on any distribution which contains a binary which is
>licensed in this fashion. So, as was hinted at earlier in the thread,
>this makes the license viral. So, you're right. We can't use it since
>including it would change the licensing of the entire distribution.
But is "minimal patching ni order to port" considered distributing a
"dreivative work" or a "binary"?
Anyway, as far as I understood from the source on opensource.org ML, the
author didn't really mean to mean that "that way", so I could ask the
author himself if he can personally allow an exception for cases such as
If that could help, or it wouldn't help anyway?
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