[Haskell-cafe] Merge hsql and HDBC -- there can only be one!

Vo Minh Thu noteed at gmail.com
Wed Jul 21 08:29:05 EDT 2010

2010/7/21 Ketil Malde <ketil at malde.org>:
> John Goerzen <jgoerzen at complete.org> writes:
>> I need to read the LGPL and analyze it closer, but my first analysis
>> suggests that this would work fine for me and others.
> I'm using the LGPL for library code, and GPL for applications.  Although
> a lot of noise is generated from the linking issues, the most imporant
> point to me is that LGPL allows you to use the library in other open
> source (but non-GPL-compliant) applications.
> Binary/commercial/proprietary software - well, I'll worry about it the
> day it happens.  So far, nobody ever asked for a BSD license - but I'd
> be happy about an exception (even with modifications to the library, as
> long as those modifications were available).

For a LGPL library, why do you make the distinction between open
source and proprietary applications? They can all link to a LGPL


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