MMIX port to be submitted, licensing issue

Hans-Peter Nilsson
Tue Nov 6 20:14:00 GMT 2001

On Tue, 6 Nov 2001, Jeff Johnston wrote:
> Hans-Peter Nilsson wrote:
> > I'd like to submit a newlib port for the MMIX, to go with the
> > recent binutils and gcc ports.
> >
> > What licensing terms are acceptable for new ports?  It looks
> > like the LGPL used, and the mailing list indicate that the
                 ^ isn't.  Doh.

> > licensing terms should be "freer".  I'd prefer to go with LGPL.
> > If that's unacceptable, how about the following in
> > COPYING.NEWLIB, copied or referred to in each file:

>   I prefer you to go with the non-LGPL, COPYING.NEWLIB approach,

Two different preferences, but no requirements.  What to do?
I'll just be difficult and ask again: Is or is not LGPL acceptable?

> assuming that you are the original author of the code.

Yes, I'm the original author.

brgds, H-P

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