Xserver driver merging pros & cons

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Fri Sep 16 10:24:09 PDT 2011

On 09/16/11 08:35, Chase Douglas wrote:
> AFAIK, and IANAL, BSD code can be relicensed as GPL code without any
> issues (as long as none of the BSD code has the dreaded 4th condition).
> X.org could be released as dual BSD/GPL.

Because the MIT license we use is compatible with GPL, there really is
no point in dual-licensing the code - it gives no benefit over just
shipping MIT-only.

	-Alan Coopersmith-        alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
	 Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System

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