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

John Millikin jmillikin at gmail.com
Wed Jan 26 06:48:43 CET 2011

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 21:39, Chris Smith <cdsmith at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-01-25 at 20:53 -0800, John Millikin wrote:
>> What are you talking about? Of course BSD3 libraries/applications can
>> depend on GPL'd code.
> Not being a lawyer, I'll avoid claiming any definitive answers, and just
> mention that that's definitely a minority opinion, and at odds with the
> interpretation given by the FSF.

Please cite where the FSF claims the GPL applies to unrelated works
just because they can compile against GPL'd code. Keep in mind that if
your claim is correct, then every significant Linux and BSD distro is
committing massive copyright infringement.

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