[Haskell-cafe] Re: The Future of MissingH

Max Vasin max.vasin at gmail.com
Mon Nov 27 08:56:46 EST 2006

>>>>> "Bulat" == Bulat Ziganshin <bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com> writes:

Bulat> Hello Max,

Bulat> Monday, November 27, 2006, 10:04:15 AM, you wrote:

> A small addition: some GPLed libraries (libstdc++ AFAIK) allow
>> linking with proprietary software by adding clause to lisence
>> which relaxes GPL requirements.

Bulat> a GPL license text is the same for any GPLed software,
Bulat> otherwise it cannot be called "GPL" :) this should be a
Bulat> LGPL. also there are many double-licensed libs. you can
Bulat> find details about this in LGPL and GPL pages of wikipedia
Bulat> (where i've read this)

from /usr/share/doc/libstdc++6/copyright:

The libstdc++-v3 library is licensed under the terms of the GNU General
Public License, with this special exception:

   As a special exception, you may use this file as part of a free software
   library without restriction.  Specifically, if other files instantiate
   templates or use macros or inline functions from this file, or you compile
   this file and link it with other files to produce an executable, this
   file does not by itself cause the resulting executable to be covered by
   the GNU General Public License.  This exception does not however
   invalidate any other reasons why the executable file might be covered by
   the GNU General Public License.

Max Vasin.

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