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From Marvin Humphrey <>
Subject Re: "junior" Mentor request advice from "senior" Mentor.
Date Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:55:46 GMT
On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 3:31 PM, Konstantin Boudnik <> wrote:

> Not sure what are the licenses of the libs in question, so please refer to
> if in doubt.

*   zlib1 -- Zlib license
*   libxml2  -- MIT license
*   GNU libiconv -- LGPL
*   SDL -- Zlib license
*   SDL_Image -- Zlib license

> And Brane's suggestion
> would work in any case, even with (L)GPL bits. Hosting it outside and letting
> developers/users to pull them in on their own is pretty much bullet-proof.

It's not quite bulletproof in the case of libraries. Optional LGPL
libraries and GPL build tools, yes.  Optional GPL libraries, it
depends. Mandatory GPL or LGPL library dependencies are probably

Marvin Humphrey

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