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Date: 2001-06-06 (07:53)
From: Sven LUTHER <luther@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] CDK license
On Wed, Jun 06, 2001 at 09:05:26AM +0200, Sven LUTHER wrote:
> On Thu, May 31, 2001 at 01:05:00AM +0000, rbw3@cet.nau.edu wrote:
> > 
> > If my understanding is correct, the CDK library being under GPL is
> > different then what you think. All that means it that the tools that they
> > use to put the library together are GPL, not that the software you develop
> > with the CDK is GPL.
> > 
> > A huge example of this is the GCC suite.
> No, it is not, since the CDK contains a bunch of libraries, which have to be
> linked with the code, and as thus make the final product GPled also.
> While gcc does not such thing, only process the code.
> There could be an analogy with glibc though, which is GPLed.

Err sorry, the glibc is naturally LGPLed. the LGPL was coined for it after
all, but later on, RMS changed the name of it from GNU Library Public Licence
to Leaser GNU Public Licence, and discourages it's use.


Sven Luther
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