#169 Non-free license of IE PNG Fix

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2011-08-22
2011-08-21
Jakub Wilk
No

iepngfix.htc has the following licene:

// Free usage permitted as long as this notice remains intact.

This is not a free license (for one thing, it doesn't permit modifications) and certainly not GPL-compatible. You might want to upgrade your copy of IE PNG Fix, as the current version is available under the LGPL 2.1 (or later) license.

Discussion

  • Günter Milde
    Günter Milde
    2011-08-22

    • priority: 5 --> 3
     
  • Günter Milde
    Günter Milde
    2011-08-22

    I do not agree with the conclusion that this is not a free license: even if modification of the file is not explicitely mentioned,
    the "as long as this notice remains intact" does not make any sense unless modification is permittet, hence I would imply it is.

    That said, updating IE PNG Fix should/could be done.