[Haskell-cafe] Haskell Platform - BSD License?

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Tue Jul 31 13:11:42 CEST 2012

On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 12:29 PM, Sai Hemanth K <saihemanth at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to use haskell for building a tool (in a commercial setting).  I
> am trying to figure out what all licenses are involved here.
> Is there a single license for the entire haskell platform (and the runtime)
> or is it that I need to look at the individual licenses of all the
> libraries and tools that make up the platform and point to them separately?
> The wikipedia page on haskell platform [0] says Haskell Platform is BSD
> licensed. But I do not find any such info elsewhere.
> Any pointers on this would be greatly appreciated,

A quick search suggests that this still hasn't been decided:


I believe it still holds that all packages included in
haskell-platform are BSD3 licensed.


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