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Re: LYNX-DEV GNU licence help

From: Wayne Buttles
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV GNU licence help
Date: Sun, 1 Dec 1996 22:54:26 -0500 (EST)

On Sun, 1 Dec 1996, Robert Bonomi wrote:

> + Are there any experts here on the GNU public licence?  I need to figure
> + out what my options are in distributing a program that is part code
> + already GNU'd, part free copyrighted source code, part free copyrighted
> + object libraries and part mine.
> there are two different GNU licences, with *radically* different
> restrictions/requirements.
> 2) on 'source code' -- this is what is commonly referred to a s the GPL. 
>    Complete applications, or if you pull _any_part_ of that application for 
>    inclusion in a different product.  You are *required* to make your 
> =entire= 
>    application available under the GPL.  _Complete_ source code to anyone
>    upon request.
> NOTE:  somebody *elses* "free" =copyrighted= source code, you *cannot* use
>   _at_all_ without the EXPRESS PERMISSION of the owner of that copyright.
>   *REGARDLESS* of whether you are giving your application away or selling it.

Ok, so who has permission to distribute lynx with the cern www library?

How do slang and or ncurses fit in? 


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