[aquaria] SDL2 patches...

James Le Cuirot chewi at aura-online.co.uk
Tue Jul 23 10:31:20 EDT 2013

On Tue, 23 Jul 2013 16:20:31 +0200
"False.Genesis" <false.genesis at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Ahh, the dreaded GPL, always a problem. Then I propose to change the 
> license from GPL to something less restrictive (MIT?) if this is
> somehow possible, as it would change things for the better. Imho
> there's no reason to keep these (legal) barriers.
> Really, what is the difference between GPL code and patched up
> non-GPL code that almost completely resembles the GPL one. Not in a
> legal sense of course; legally this is pretty clear even though it
> feels a bit stupid.
> Thoughts on this? Is it even still possible at this stage? Is that an 
> option to consider or is it totally out of question?
> I just really think it'll avoid further complications and be better
> for everyone, even if it's just to make lawyers happy.

As one of the contributors mentioned (albeit for a tiny patch), I have
no problem with this and agree it would be of more practical benefit.


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