On 2015-02-11 10:06 AM, C. Scott Ananian wrote:
On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 1:00 PM, Tyler Romeo
And, as a result, since MediaWiki is licensed
under the v2+ rather than
v3, we cannot accept Apache-licensed code into core.
We cannot. But our users can. And our users can also combine with GPL
The set of acceptable core licenses is thus *more* restrictive ("GPL v2+"
and those licenses compatible with it) so that our users have *more*
freedom (license combined works under GPLv2, GPLv3, AGPL (maybe), etc).
That's how it works. It's not hard.
I know at least one Apache licensed library that would be really good to
have in core (see
So I'm a little more concerned about our ability to put Apache licensed
code into core than a distributor's ability to bundle MediaWiki with
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