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Thanks for your reply. It's pretty much the reply i expected, and that's fine. I'll just have to do the work myself then. You'll always be my rolemodel though ;)
The reason for using LGPL is mainly that i don't fully understand the differences between the various licenses, and it seems like a somewhat de-facto standard. As far as i understand it, the differences between MIT and LGPL are minor ?
From: Emil A Eklund
Sent: November 3, 2004
We have no plans what so ever to release all our work under a less restrictive open source license (and if we where it would probably be a BSD/X11/MIT variant, not the LGPL), however we might publish a few simpler widgets and techniques under such, or even the public domain.
Bindows is not based on WebFX components, nur the other way around. In fact the only relation between Bindows and WebFX is that Erik is working for them.
If you want to use our components in your project you'll either have to release it under the GPL or purchase a commercial license.
There might be some way we could allow our components to be used by a specific project free of charge, but not under the same license. However I sincerely doubt that the LGPL allows that.
By the way, why are you considering the LGPL rather than the BSD or MIT license (not that it would make any difference in this case)?
Since you have released bindows, have you considered re-licensing the stand-alone widgets on this site under LGPL ?
I'm building a cms with php, that will have a fairly rich client-side application, using rpc to commune with the server. I would love to use some of your widgets in this application, but since I plan to make the system as a hole available under LGPL, there is a compatibility conflict with the licensing of your code.
The consequence would be, that i will have to rewrite the code, you have already done, witch seems like an utter waste of time.
Would you alternatively consider issueing a permission to use some of your code with a specific named LGPL package? (I don't even know if that is possible?)