[Haskell-cafe] Re: Hmm, what license to use?

Philippa Cowderoy flippa at flippac.org
Wed Oct 1 16:13:03 EDT 2008

On Wed, 1 Oct 2008, Don Stewart wrote:

> malcolm.wallace:
> > Just a small nuance to what Don wrote:
> > >             so opinion seems to be that LGPL licensed *Haskell
> > >     libaries* are unsuitable for any projects you want to ship
> > >     commercially, without source code.
> > 
> > Unless you use a different compiler.
> > 
> >     Malcolm "keeping the dream of multiple implementations alive"  
> And keep dividing our compiler teams' efforts, while
> single-implementation languages conquer :)
>     Don "thinking that compiler developer fragmentation doesn't help now 
> the language research is 'done'"

I'm not at all sure I agree with you there. That said, licensing's a 
particularly poor reason for a separate implementation.

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