[Desktop_printing] PAPI for CUPS: Volunteers needed!

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Thu Jun 22 20:26:57 PDT 2006

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Jun 2006, Norm Jacobs wrote:
>> So, presumably CDDL will suffice.  I can look at re-targeting the
> CDDL is GPL-incompatible, at least according to the FSF and Debian.  (refer
> to http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/license-list.html).  As parts of a CUPS
> system are GPL, it is probably a good idea to choose another license that
> has no doubts on its GPL compatibility.

The CUPS library (libcups.*) is provided under the LGPL, to allow any
application to link to it.  Similarly, any PAPI implementation should
use a non-restrictive license as well, and any implementation that is
incorporated into CUPS will need to use the LGPL or a BSD/MIT-style
license (as I mentioned before).

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Publishing Software        http://www.easysw.com

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