[Haskell-cafe] Re: base-4 + gtk2hs-0.10.0 licensing

Tristan Seligmann mithrandi at mithrandi.net
Wed Feb 25 17:34:47 EST 2009

* Peter Verswyvelen <bugfact at gmail.com> [2009-02-25 23:15:24 +0100]:

> On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 11:02 PM, Peter Hercek <phercek at gmail.com> wrote:
> > * An LGPL library will force commercial users to release their source code
> > only to the users of their program (which already bought it) and only for
> > the purpose of recompiling with a newer version of the LGPL library.
> Does this also mean one can't make closed source but *free* software
> that uses LGPL libs? Since all users can then potentially request the
> source code? E.g. suppose Google would have used LGPL libraries to
> implement parts of their search engine...

Google doesn't distribute code or binaries for google.com, though
(although there is the appliance stuff..)
mithrandi, i Ainil en-Balandor, a faer Ambar
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