ExtJS licencing

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Thu Nov 12 20:31:13 UTC 2009

Alex Hudson <home at alexhudson.com> writes:

> The main problem is their legal opinion on the GPLv3,

By my reading of the article complaining, that's not the main problem of
which they complained. Is that not what you mean?

> that availability of runtime Javascript code and HTML interfaces using
> ExtJS is actually distribution of the application. This legal theory
> is probably most politely described as "esoteric".
> However, it's pretty clear that their licensing terms are that you
> cannot use it with a non-free server back-end, which effectively means
> it's not really GPLv3'd.

I couldn't find this interpretation. Can you give us some specifics of
what you mean here?

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