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Re: [ApacheGallery] Apache::Gallery fork



On Wed, 2006-03-08 at 18:41 -0500, peter royal wrote:
> On Mar 8, 2006, at 5:56 PM, [email protected] wrote:
> > Because I have send and email to Michael Legart, to ask him if I  
> > can make
> > a fork of Apache::Gallery, but I didn't receive any anwser :-(
> >
> > I have call my project XmlAutoIndex and I would like to put GPL  
> > Licence.
> >
> > Do you know who I can contact to make a fork on Apache::Gallery ?
> 
> You are free to make a fork, but you must follow the terms of the  
> original license, which is <http://www.opensource.org/licenses/ 
> artistic-license.php> I believe. I'm not sure if this means that you  
> can re-license it under the GPL, but probably not. You would likely  
> have to release under the same license.

A possibility is of course to request to fork (like he did), and if the
original writer plus contributors agree, there should be no problems
with a derative work under another license.

-- 
Andreas-Johann Ulvestad
Norwegian Linux Community, Netservices
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