LGPL(S) (was Re: GLORP)
rh at 4096.sk
Tue Jun 8 09:12:28 UTC 2004
On Tue, 8 Jun 2004 goran.krampe at bluefish.se wrote:
> That is actually a rather interesting addendum. As many of us recall
> Andrew Greenberg has repeatedly argued that GPL/LGPL don't fit into the
> image centric world of Smalltalk. Even though the text doesn't sound
> very "legalese" I assume Cincom has had lawyers look it over.
> Interesting that they still use it. I can only guess that it is a way to
> "ride" on the popular LGPL license, even though the logical move would
> perhaps have been to craft a license that *does* work in a Smalltalk
Don't be paranoid. The origin of LGPL goes way back when Glorp development
started at Object People, changing the license now would require only
slightly less effort than to change squeak's license.
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