[sane-devel] SANE2, what do we want ?

Lei Chen Raymond.Chen at Sun.COM
Tue Apr 8 08:36:36 UTC 2008

m. allan noah wrote:
> On 4/2/08, Olaf Meeuwissen <olaf.meeuwissen at avasys.jp> wrote:
>> If you want to interpret it like that fine, but all the SANE backends
>>  that use the exception mechanism explained in the LICENSE file are per
>>  same token decidedly NOT free-as-in-freedom.  That includes, at least,
>>  the dll, net and epson backends as well as all the backends that you
>>  contributed to.
> agreed. if i were to make sane2 myself, i would change the license to
> straight GPL3.
Why not LGPL? Is LGPL not so straight for libraries and dynamic objects? 
The current license makes thing complex. People have to pay close 
attention to GPL libraries and backends, with or without that exception 
claiming, in SANE.

Lei Chen

>>  FYI, the LICENSE file says:

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