[ros-kernel] Microsoft releases software under an OSI apporved license

Stefan Pflüger stefan at homepage4us.de
Wed Apr 7 13:33:28 CEST 2004

On Tue, 06 Apr 2004 15:14:55 +0200
"KJK::Hyperion" <noog at libero.it> wrote:

> At 19.37 05/04/2004, you wrote:
> >Today on slashdot I came across an article saying the Microsoft was 
> >released the tool that they use to develop their Windows Installer files 
> >(.msi) as an open source project under the IBM Common Public License.
> >Would anything in this project be of use to the ReactOS project?
> definitely! it would be a *great* build tool to make MSI packages of 
> ReactOS components. Looks easy to integrate in any build environment, too, 
> as it follows exactly the same design of most compilers 

Be careful when "integrating" this, it's not GPL but CPL, CPL is incompatible 
to GPL...
Nonetheless just using it as a build env tool should be no problem in the 
FSFs view.
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