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

Richard O'Keefe ok at cs.otago.ac.nz
Wed Jan 26 03:16:18 CET 2011

On 26/01/2011, at 11:18 AM, Ivan Lazar Miljenovic wrote:

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

You say "restrictive" like it's a bad thing.
The GPL is *meant* to restrict certain behaviours,
some of which some other open source licences do not.

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