hi

John Bailey rekkanoryo at rekkanoryo.org
Sat Jun 5 11:26:51 EDT 2010


On 06/05/2010 05:52 AM, David Woolley wrote:
> Being open source is not a necessary condition for writing plugins.
> Being open source means that you can also modify the core code and
> distribute it under the same legal terms as the original.  (Also, not
> all open source programs have a plugin architecture.)

While in general this is true, in the case of Pidgin and libpurple, plugins must
be open source under a GPLv2 compatible license.

John

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