Debian and SqueakL revisited again...
lex at cc.gatech.edu
Wed Oct 31 07:12:35 UTC 2001
> > One thing I know is that LGPL allows linking with non-LGPL programs, but
> > GPL does not. It's a good thing that GNU libc (the one that Linux uses)
> > is LGPL, because if it was GPL it would be illegal to compile non-GNU C
> > programs on Linux! It's unclear where Squeak images would fall here --
> > is loading Smalltalk code into Squeak "linking", or is it making a
> > derivative of the base image? Blah, let's be happy we're not using one
> > of these licenses and so don't have to decide. :)
> The question on how the image works in this is very much open I guess.
> > Otherwise, LGPL and GPL are pretty similar, and perhaps even identical.
> > For example, they both disallow commercial use of the software.
> Nope, I believe YOU are wrong regarding this last sentence actually.
Yeah, I sure bungled that one! To try again, they *equally*
*inconvience* commercial use of the software, except regarding linking.
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