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

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Wed Jan 26 04:22:30 CET 2011

On 26 January 2011 12:55, Chris Smith <cdsmith at gmail.com> wrote:
> Still, it would be nice to get an answer to the original question.
> Licensing with the GPL has definite consequences; for example, that the
> great majority of Haskell libraries, which are BSD3 licensed, may not
> legitimately declare dependencies on it.  We can all agree that it's
> good for people to understand those restrictions on what they can do
> with hmatrix; and if the author didn't intend to place those
> restrictions on the pure Haskell bits and just did so in respect for
> other libraries' licensing, it would be reasonable to suggest splitting
> it up to better express the intent.  If the author did intend those
> restrictions, then of course they will remain.

In which case, why not ask the author(s) directly rather than blindly
asking the mailing list?

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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