[kramdown-users] kramdown license

Thomas Leitner t_leitner at gmx.at
Sat Mar 13 06:32:19 EST 2010


On Fri, 12 Mar 2010 15:56:41 -0500, Jim Gay wrote:
> 
> On Mar 12, 2010, at 3:05 PM, Thomas Leitner wrote:
> 
> > On Fri, 12 Mar 2010 09:47:15 -0500, Jim Gay wrote:
> >> Under what license is kramdown provided?
> >> 
> >> We're looking to include it in RadiantCMS which uses the MIT
> >> license.
> > 
> > kramdown is licensed under the GPLv3, see the COPYING file in the
> > distribution.
> 
> Thanks. If I'm understanding this correctly, as long as we are
> distributing verbatim copies and including the license for kramdown
> we've got nothing to worry about with regard to the distribution
> under MIT. Can you tell me if I'm correct?

I can't really tell you since I'm not a lawyer ;-) However, I found
[this article (and the comments)][1] and it seems that this is allowed
by the GPL as long as you don't modify the source but just use it.

-- Thomas

[1]: https://fossbazaar.org/content/can-mit-app-include-gpl-chunks


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