Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#10344 closed task (fixed)

Change to 3-Clause BSD license?

Reported by: Ryan J Ollos Owned by: Jeff Hammel
Priority: normal Component: TracHoursPlugin
Severity: normal Keywords:
Cc: Trac Release: 0.12


Hi k0s,

I've been doing a lot of work on the TracHoursPlugin lately. I was wondering if you would allow the license to be changed from GPL to 3-Clause BSD, as you did with the AutocompleteUsersPlugin.

My motivation for the license change is a bit different now than when I asked regarding the AutocompleteUsersPlugin. I've been doing work on the Trac-derivative Bloodhound project lately. Well, actually just getting started on that. I'm trying to make sure that all of the plugins I work on for Trac will have the possibility of being part of Apache Bloodhound someday. Not that there is any guarantee that they will, but I just like to leave open the possibility for every plugin that I'm throwing serious effort at. The 3-Clause BSD license allows this, and makes the most sense because that is how Trac is licensed.


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comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by Jeff Hammel

Sure, I don't care

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by Ryan J Ollos

Okay, thanks a lot. I'm enjoying continuing the nice projects that you started :)

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by Ryan J Ollos

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

(In [12031]) Fixes #10344: Changed license from GPL to 3-Clause BSD, with permission of original author.

comment:4 in reply to:  1 Changed 6 years ago by Ryan J Ollos

Replying to k0s:

Sure, I don't care

Okay if I do the same for PdfRendererPlugin, ComponentDependencyPlugin, TicketSidebarProviderPlugin and TracSqlHelperScript?

comment:5 Changed 5 years ago by Ryan J Ollos

(In [12979]) Refs #10344: Added license to files in branches/0.11 directory.

comment:6 Changed 5 years ago by Ryan J Ollos

(In [12980]) Refs #10344: Removed duplicate #! line in setup script (introduced in [12031]).

comment:7 Changed 5 years ago by Ryan J Ollos

(In [12981]) Refs #10344: Added COPYING file to 0.11 branch and changed license in setup file.

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