[Grok-dev] Development of hurry.jquery

Tim Cook timothywayne.cook at gmail.com
Thu May 28 04:56:24 EDT 2009

Thanks for the expllaination JW.  

When you were talking about the dependency being added to setup.py
install_requires  I was concerned that you were talking about the Grok
setup.py.  Since that isn't the case then it''s a non-issue.  


On Thu, 2009-05-28 at 08:58 +0200, Jan-Wijbrand Kolman wrote:
> Shane Hathaway wrote:
> >>> Martijn
> >> I may not understand all of the details here but it seems to me that you
> >> are making, in a round-about way (via it being a requirement of
> >> hurry.jquery?), a GPL licensed library a requirement of using Grok.  Is
> >> this true?
> > 
> > I think you misunderstood.  hurry.jquery does not depend on YUI or 
> > extjs.  hurry.jquery only depends on jquery, which is liberally licensed.
> Hurry.jquery kinda depends on jquery, but even that could be worked
> around (I think) in the same manner hurry.extjs does, if it does proof
> to be problematic after all.
> >> If that is so, are we not flirting with the edge of legalities (those
> >> gray areas) when it comes to building and distributing commercial
> >> applications based on Grok; even though the library is retrieved from
> >> somewhere else besides the Zope servers?    
> Grok does not depend in any way on hurry.jquery. Your application will
> only depend on hurry.jquery if you choose to use it.
> > I think you'll find that the Zope community is actually very careful 
> > with legal stuff.(...)
> Indeed. Since I knew the Zope community is very careful about this
> topic, I asked here for confirmation that my assumptions on jquery
> versus hurry.jquery are correct.
> regards,
> jw
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