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[Caml-list] Announcing the OMake build system version 0.9.1
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Date: 2004-09-06 (16:28)
From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Announcing the OMake build system version 0.9.1
On Mon, 2004-09-06 at 21:34, Jacques Garrigue wrote:
> From: skaller <skaller@users.sourceforge.net>

> Or will you tell me that using gnu make forces me to put all my software
> under the GPL!

I have no idea -- that's the point. My guess is the license
is unenforcible because it depends on terms such as 
'linkage' which can't be well defined in a unique way.

The only way acceptable to a court would be 'community
consensus' about what constitues linkage.

I believe most people believe that
at the moment static linkage to even LGPL (without Ocaml
exemption) infects, but dynamic linkage doesn't.

Given such an absurd distinction I doubt I have any
real idea what the GPL actually says for more
difficult cases.

John Skaller, mailto:skaller@users.sf.net
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