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Re: Using non-GPL libraries in a GPL program


From: Dave Crossland
Subject: Re: Using non-GPL libraries in a GPL program
Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 00:37:05 -0700 (PDT)
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On May 26, 7:40 pm, Alexander Terekhov <address@hidden> wrote:
> John Hasler wrote:
>
> [...]
>
> >                           The terms of the MIT license are a subset of the
> > terms of the GPL so by complying with the latter you are complying with the
> > former.
>
> Okay, once again for mentally challenged: Complying with the latter
> under GNUtian viral "work based on" theory requires "relicensing"
> (seehttp://fsfeurope.org/projects/gplv3/barcelona-rms-transcript.en.html)

Forget what Stallman might _say_ - he is no a lawyer.

Try reading the MIT and GPL licenses and thinking it through for
yourself.

Cheers,
Dave


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