[Haskell-cafe] GPL License of H-Matrix and prelude numeric

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 23:18:56 CET 2011

On 26 January 2011 07:32, gutti <philipp.guttenberg at gmx.net> wrote:
> The H-Matrix and the prelude numeric packages however, which in my mind
> cover really important ground work, are issued under the resprictive GPL.

I think your description of "restrictive" is contentious...

> Is that only because they link into other external GNU - libaries with GPL
> license ? -- If yes would be repackaging the haskell-native bits in an extra
> BSD package an option ?

Or else because the developers _wanted_ to license it under the GPL.
Some people do, you know.

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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