EPL vs GPL; was: EUnit 2.0 alpha testers wanted

David Hopwood <>
Sun Apr 23 16:00:54 CEST 2006


Roger Price wrote:
> On Sun, 23 Apr 2006, Pupeno wrote:
> 
>>[1] I would hesitate to use a library that is not GPL-compatible ...
> 
> Lots of people assume that since the Mozilla license is not 
> GPL-compatible, and since the EPL was inspired by Mozilla, then EPL is not 
> compatible with GPL.  This may be true under US federal law, but is it 
> true under Swedish law?  Swedish law and IP practice are different to that 
> of the US, and until I hear a Swedish IP lawyer giving an informed legal 
> opinion, the question of compatibility for me is still open.

For me, this just means that I have to assume it might not be GPL-compatible.

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David Hopwood <>





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