[Haskell-cafe] short licensing question

Ketil Malde ketil at malde.org
Mon Jan 11 09:13:38 EST 2010

Svein Ove Aas <svein.ove at aas.no> writes:

>>> 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?

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

> In this case, LGPL is a problem. It requires you to offer a way to
> re-link such binaries against new versions/implementations of the
> library, which in practice requires it to be either open source or
> dynamically linked.

Isn't it possible to provide the proprietary bits as compiled
object files (.o or .a) to be linked by the recipient?

If I haven't seen further, it is by standing in the footprints of giants

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