[sane-devel] external backend license

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 23:08:07 UTC 2016

There are too many authors, some now missing. It is unfortunately
unrealistic to change the license now.


On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 12:46 PM, Alessandro Zummo
<azummo-lists at towertech.it> wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Mar 2016 07:40:04 -0400
> "m. allan noah" <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Third, the intention of the exception in the sane license was to allow
>> closed-source front ends to link to sane without becoming polluted. It
>> was not done to allow closed-source backends to re-use the internals
>> of sane-backends.
>  maybe it's time to remove this exception...
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>  Alessandro Zummo - CEO,
>   Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy
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