[Greasemonkey] GPL compatibility

Jeremy Dunck jdunck at gmail.com
Sat May 28 01:23:51 EDT 2005


On 5/28/05, Mark Pilgrim <pilgrim at gmail.com> wrote:
> What are people's thoughts about changing the license of Greasemonkey
> itself to either pure GPL or dual license MPL+GPL?  I ask because...
> well, because these things matter to me, and I didn't realize until
> today that MPL by itself is not GPL-compatible.
> 
> Discussing this now would be better than discussing this a year from
> now, when more people will have contributed to the Greasemonkey code
> base and would need to consent to the license change.
> 
> I just throw the suggestion out there, in a "To the fairest" kind of way.

We're only MPL due to mozdev default rules.  I tossed in the necessary
MPL boilerplate a while back, but the patch never got committed...
which I wasn't heartbroken over.

I'm for GPL, but dunno about others...


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