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[ANN] coThreads 0.10
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Date: 2007-09-20 (11:56)
From: Florian Weimer <fw@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: [ANN] coThreads 0.10
> It depends how restrictive you *intend* to be. BSD, MIT, Boost, 
> Creative Commons, etc are for genuinely free software. 
> Free as in FFAU: Free for Any Use. Do what you like with it!

The majority of Creative Commons license is definitely not "FFAU".

> EG: GHC Haskell is currently trying to dump GMP because
> of the licence. GMP is LGPL, GHC is BSD: dependence on GMP
> is therefore a serious barrier to people using Haskell in
> industry.. not what the authors want. (Plain LGPL doesn't
> have a static linking exception as Ocaml's libraries do).

It does, and it's quite straightforward to fulfill.  I don't think
this is a significant issue, and the "get rid of GMP" project doesn't
appear to be terribly successful.