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Joined: 2006-11-09

Hi all,

I plan to create a LGPL project but would like to base it on SceneGraph.
Will I violate any license, SG is GPL?
Is there any plan to change SG license from GPL to LGPL?

Thanks in advice.

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Joined: 2009-01-06

up !!!

I have the same problem of bertvanbrakel.

I want to develop a extention of JavaBuilders (apache v2 licence) for Scenegraph with the possiblity to use it in commercial product and the licence is very problematic.
Is it possible to change it to a commercial friendly licence (LGPL, apache ...)?

Joined: 2003-06-14

Is there any news on changing the license for Scenegraph to a commercially compatible one?

Also, which license does the Scenario.jar that ships with JavaFX 1.0 fall under? Is that allowed to be redistributed without source?

Joined: 2003-06-18

Now that JavaFX SDK 1.0 has been released, its runtime uses project SceneGraph but it s licensed under the JavaFX license (which is not GPL). Does this means that Project SceneGraph has changed its license too?

Joined: 2006-09-29

Hello? any status update on the license? I'm not willing to invest time on this until the license is commercial friendly

Joined: 2005-08-03

My understanding is that if you use GPL code, your LGPL project will automatically become GPL. There are certain exceptions -- for example GPL with Classpath Exception -- but SG is straight GPL, so that doesn't apply in this case. Hopefully they'll change that!!!! I'd like to use it too!

Joined: 2006-01-21

> Hopefully they'll change that!!!!
> I'd like to use it too!

Same here! Does anybody have a clue if the license for this library is going to be changed to a license more in line with the rest of the swinglabs libraries ?