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

John Millikin jmillikin at gmail.com
Wed Jan 26 05:53:33 CET 2011

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 18:55, Chris Smith <cdsmith at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
What are you talking about? Of course BSD3 libraries/applications can
depend on GPL'd code.

The only license Cabal allows that conflicts with the GPL is BSD4,
which (to my knowledge) is not used by any software on Hackage.

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