Linked by Oscar Boykin on Wed 25th Feb 2004 08:59 UTC
X11, Window Managers For the past year, there has been a slow and steady stream of news events regarding XFree86, X11, or new X server implementations. To those not paying close attention (and even those who are), the meaning of some of these events may not be clear. In this brief article, I attempt to share my impression on what the changes mean for users of free software on the desktop. It appears that XFree86 is in some turmoil, and it may leave some to infer that free desktop systems will suffer.
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[OT]What is the rule for forking regarding the license?
by someone on Wed 25th Feb 2004 11:18 UTC

If I want to start a fork of XFree4.4 have I to continue with their license (this GPL incompatible thing)?

Or can I say for example:"My Xfree4.4 fork is under the LGPL." ?

I think i have to continue with their license because to fork I have to "copy" their source base to my repository.
So I should fork with a version that doesn't have this "evil" license.

Can someone help me?