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From: Jérôme Marant <jerome.marant@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] License Conditions for OCaml

Hi everyone,

  I've just subscribed to the list and I'm entering this interesting
  discussion. I'm sorry, I may have missed the previous messages.

  I know that OCaml is distributed under the QPL and this license
  is not GPL-compatible. This means that people (Ocaml program
  writers) cannot redistribute their programs under the GPL
  (they have to choose LGPL instead, for example).
  Some people came up with a dual-licensing solution. The most
  obvious examples are Perl and Qt.
  A dual QPL/GPL license for OCaml could solve the problem
  that is mentioned.

Daniel de Rauglaudre wrote:

> The point is the LGPL, not the GPL. We don't want the GPL to contaminate
> users programs.

  I think that freedom is the right to choose the licence for the
  software you write.


Jérôme Marant
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