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Re: GPL traitor !


From: Joerg Schilling
Subject: Re: GPL traitor !
Date: 20 May 2009 19:07:29 GMT

In article <address@hidden>,
Hyman Rosen  <address@hidden> wrote:
>Joerg Schilling wrote:
> > http://www.opensource.org/docs/definition.php
> > ...
>> Yes, the GPL is conformant with this requirement. Software linked with GPLed 
>> libraries only inherits the GPL if it forms a single work, not any software 
>> with which they are merely distributed.
>
>Yes, this is exactly what I've been telling you. Why do you
>quote this to me as if it means something opposite? What is
>it about "forms a single work" that you don't understand?


A GPL progam that links against an independent library onvioously does not
form a "single work" together with the lib. The lib is just used by the program 
and this is a permitted usage.

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