Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 20th Aug 2010 21:40 UTC, submitted by koki
BeOS & Derivatives This summer, too, the Haikuproject is part of the Google Summer of Code event. One of the more interesting projects is the Services Kit (draft document!) by Christophe "Shusui" Huriaux, which is an API to facilitate the creation of native web-enabled programs using standard web protocols and data exchange mechanisms.
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RE[2]: Forward thinking
by umccullough on Sat 21st Aug 2010 03:32 UTC in reply to "RE: Forward thinking"
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"They also use GPL code wherever necessary, thereby eliminating the need to re-invent the wheel.

That's not entirely accurate, that license is pretty much a last resort for us. Generally most code in Haiku tries to work from sources with friendlier licenses such as BSD/MIT or LGPL. The only major GPLed piece is gcc, most everything else is disabled in the default build (you have to explicitly configure your build to include GPL-based code).

Indeed. And several GPL pieces have even been replaced in favor of BSD-licensed code (such as several network drivers, etc.)

It will be nice to release Haiku from glibc eventually as well ;)

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