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Re: PROPOSAL: Objective-C++

From: Stan Shebs
Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: Objective-C++
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2001 09:23:26 -0800

"Erik M. Buck" wrote:
> Apple's Objective-C run-time is already open-source as part of Darwin.
> If Apple ever donated their Objective-C run-time to the FSF (presumably
> under GPL or LGPL), they would probably have to stop using it themselves :(

Not an issue.  libobjc has one of those "special exceptions" to
allow its use in non-GPL programs, and a donated objc4 would have
a similar provision.  Take a look at the top of any libobjc source
file to see how it reads.


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