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Date: 2001-11-29 (12:51)
From: Xavier Leroy <xavier.leroy@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] License Conditions for OCaml
> I'm not pulling your leg. The LGPL does not accept modifications,
> and you can't take the Ocaml "distribute with patch" (to the license)
> approach, because the LGPL states the LGPL must cover the whole
> work or none of the work.

This last claim seems to be an excessive simplification of what's in
the LGPL.  At any rate, I maintain that what I'm proposing ("this is
distributed under the conditions of the LGPL with the special
exception that ...") is perfectly OK.  The GNAT project does exactly
this: GPL + special exception listed separately.

- Xavier Leroy
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