[ILUG] GPL and LGPL
paul at clubi.ie
Fri Apr 22 19:26:37 IST 2005
On Fri, 22 Apr 2005, Robert Kiely wrote:
> Thanks to all who replied the below snippet clarified the situation.
> It seems that os kernels pose a special case for the GPL if you want
> proprietary code to run directly on top of them.
Well, you'd have to ask a lawyer... it's simply a possibility. An
explicit "the GPL ends here --><--, as far as we're concerned"
removes any doubt.
The GPL possibly can't reach across 'strong' interfaces anyway, but
you'd need a barister and possibly a judge and jury to know for sure
Paul Jakma paul at clubi.ie paul at jakma.org Key ID: 64A2FF6A
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