[Haskell-cafe] short licensing question

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Mon Jan 11 08:08:24 EST 2010

> Hello Café,
> when writing a Haskell library that uses two other Haskell libraries -- 
> one licensed under BSD3 and one under LGPL -- what are allowed  
> possibilities for licensing the written package? PublicDomain? BSD3?  

Libraries don't link in other things as such -- the .cabal file is the only
thing that ties them together -- so you can use whatever license you

Any resulting binaries might contain a mixture of such libraries, and
the most restrictive license will usually be the license of the result.

-- Don

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