MS-PL/GPL compatibility, was Re: For Approval: Microsoft Permissive License

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Thu Aug 23 20:21:33 UTC 2007

Tobia Conforto wrote:
> It seems to me that the most sensible course of action is placing
> clear-cut boundaries around MS-PL code (source file, class, or function
> boundaries) and just keep what is derived from MS-PL code under MS-PL.

Problem is, the whole GPL work would often be derived from the MS-PL
code, and the whole GPL work clearly can't be under MS-PL.

Matt Flaschen

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