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From: Xavier Leroy <xavier.leroy@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] License Conditions for OCaml
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 07:22:39PM +0100, Xavier Leroy wrote:
> > 2- Users can modify the runtime or the libraries themselves, but then
> >    must make their modifications public under the same conditions as
> >    the original source.
> 
> Be careful, this requirement, at least in the way it is worded here,
> is in contradiction to the definition of free as used by the FSF and
> adopting a licence the implements it would make OCaml incompatible 
> with the GPL.

I wasn't trying to draft a license, just getting the ideas across.  Of
course, private modifications are OK.  What I meant is a (L)GPL-like
condition: if you distribute (something that includes) the modified
runtime or libraries, the modifications themselves are free software
and distributed under the same conditions as the original.

- Xavier "awaiting the next hair to split" Leroy
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