Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] pidl license question
From: "Luis EG Ontanon" <[email protected]>
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2007 11:05:44 +0200
YAPP's Driver is either GPL or Artistic .

http://search.cpan.org/~fdesar/Parse-Yapp-1.05/lib/Parse/Yapp.pm#COPYRIGHT


On 8/12/07, Joerg Mayer <[email protected]> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 12, 2007 at 10:30:51AM +0200, Joerg Mayer wrote:
> > Samba's svn has made the switch from GPLv2 to GPLv3. While I don't see
> > any problem in including a GPLv3 tool (pidl) into the Wireshark repository
> > I have a question regarding the license of the generated dissectors. So
> > far the generated dissectors don't contain a license statement (nor a
> > copyright statement), nor does the README accompanying the tool. So my
> > question is: Can we still use the pidl tool from Samba to generate
> > source files for Wireshark?
>
> Btw, I'm not sure whether the yapp parser that's included in pidl is
> GPLv3 compatible: It uses the Perl license(s) and it's rather not clear
> to me whether that is GPLv3 compatible.
>
>  ciao
>       Joerg
>
> --
> Joerg Mayer                                           <[email protected]>
> We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that
> works. Some say that should read Microsoft instead of technology.
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