License Distribution

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at
Thu Jan 25 11:31:30 UTC 2001

On Tue, Jan 23, 2001 at 09:22:30PM +0000, Alex Hudson wrote:
> > > BTW - I did have a look for examples of dual licensing. GPL & Artistic
> > > seems to be *the* major 'dual license' example. 

The reason is, that the Artistic License is not free software by FSF
standard, because of confusing wording.

> > >I couldn't find a
> > > *single* example of a dual scheme where one partner wasn't the GPL -
> > > does anyone know of any examples??

shapelib for instance is LGPL and MIT. :)
(Check: )


> Yes ;) I was trying to think of examples where GPL *wasn't* involved:
> like MPL & Artistic, or something like that. I've not been able to find
> / think of any dual-licenced software that doesn't involve the GPL. 

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