[Haskell-cafe] Merge hsql and HDBC -- there can only be one!
jgoerzen at complete.org
Wed Jul 21 07:54:03 EDT 2010
On 07/20/2010 11:45 PM, Michael Snoyman wrote:
> I think a simple statement along the lines of the GNU Classpath linking
> exception would go very far. I only mention that one since it's
> quoted verbatim on the Wikipedia site.
That one pertains to GPL, not LGPL. The issues with each are different.
HaXml, however, has this:
As a relaxation of clause 6 of the LGPL, the copyright holders of this
library give permission to use, copy, link, modify, and distribute,
binary-only object-code versions of an executable linked with the
original unmodified Library, without requiring the supply of any
mechanism to modify or replace the Library and relink (clauses 6a,
6b, 6c, 6d, 6e), provided that all the other terms of clause 6 are
I need to read the LGPL and analyze it closer, but my first analysis
suggests that this would work fine for me and others.
1. As a special exception, the copyright holders of this library give
permission for additional uses of the text contained in this release of
the library as licenced under the wxWindows Library Licence, applying
either version 3 of the Licence, or (at your option) any later version of
the Licence as published by the copyright holders of version 3 of the
2. The exception is that you may use, copy, link, modify and distribute
under the user's own terms, binary object code versions of works based
on the Library.
3. If you copy code from files distributed under the terms of the GNU
General Public Licence or the GNU Library General Public Licence into a
copy of this library, as this licence permits, the exception does not
apply to the code that you add in this way. To avoid misleading
to the status of such modified files, you must delete this exception
notice from such code and/or adjust the licensing conditions notice
4. If you write modifications of your own for this library, it is your
choice whether to permit this exception to apply to your modifications.
If you do not wish that, you must delete the exception notice from such
code and/or adjust the licensing conditions notice accordingly.
I'll also want to evaluate LGPL v3, which I have been meaning to move to
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