[Geany-devel] Geany-Plugins: Having just one copy of GPL inside source tree / Waf size

Nick Treleaven nick.treleaven at xxxxx
Tue Aug 24 16:14:54 UTC 2010

On Mon, 23 Aug 2010 01:49:36 +0200
Frank Lanitz <frank at frank.uvena.de> wrote:

> during the work on Updatecheker I recognized another time that nearly
> every plugin is having its own copy of GPL. As most of the plugins code
> is licensed under GPL2+, what do you think of moving the individual
> copies of GPL into a central, geany-plugins-License as the package is
> most likely distributed under a common license and this would save a
> lot of space inside tarball etc.?

If the GPL copies are virtually the same I guess they won't take space
when they're compressed.

Also what if an author wanted to distribute their plugin separately?


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