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

Stefan Monnier monnier at iro.umontreal.ca
Tue Sep 30 21:54:34 EDT 2008

> I am not allowed to use such an interpretation. The (expensive and very
> carefully researched) legal advice used to shape the use of Open Source
> code at my employer has resulted in a "no LGPL under any circumstances
> whatsoever" policy.
> That still leaves anyone free to use LGPL if they want to, but please
> don't assume that it allows commercial use by all potential users.

It *does* allow commercial use.  Your example just shows that some
people may decide not to take advantage of it, based not on problematic
restrictions but just on paranoia.


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