GPGME API documentation licence question
wk at gnupg.org
Fri Jul 10 09:05:42 CEST 2009
On Fri, 10 Jul 2009 00:50, daniel at danm.de said:
> changes and additional information. I would like to ask you whether I
> am allowed to copy & paste the relevant parts from GPGME's info pages
> (API docs).
Sure, that is the whole point of Free Software.
> Inside gpgme's docs directory I found a file that announces the content
> as GPLv3+, is that correct? Furthermore I found three different
Right. The AUTHORS files also states this:
License (software): LGPLv2.1+
License (manual): GPLv3+
> authors (through the Changelog file):
> * Marcus Brinkmann <xxx at g10code.de>
> * Moritz Schulte <xxx at g10code.com>
> * Werner Koch <xxx at g10code.com>
They are employed by my company and thus legally you only need to credit
g10 Code. Just add our copyright line from the texi file into your
> Would it be sufficient to place a COPYING file inside my doc
> directory (Licence: GPLv3) and an AUTHORS file that contains the
> origin? The .NET binding library itself will be licenced as LGPL
That is okay. It is actually the same scheme we use.
BTW, we are interested in distributing language bindings as part of
gpgme; see the lang/ directory. Please let me know if you are
Die Gedanken sind frei. Auschnahme regelt ein Bundeschgesetz.
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