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Re: Use of GPL'd code with proprietary programs

From: Rui Miguel Seabra
Subject: Re: Use of GPL'd code with proprietary programs
Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2004 14:01:25 +0100

On Wed, 2004-07-07 at 14:25 +0200, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> purely source code distribution. How can an aggregation of the 
> CPL'ed and the GPL'ed stuff (e.g. in a tarball) possibly 
> trigger "GPL incompatibility"?

Because it's not the mere aggregation on a tarball.
It's when it's impossible for one to exist without the other.

Try running /bin/ls without a libc, you'll find it enlightening.

Fortunately, on GNU/Linux, usually is the glibc (LGPL'ed) is used.


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