[squeak-dev] Why do people choose LGPL? (was: Re: On the swazoo list)

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Tue Mar 25 16:42:57 UTC 2008

Paolo Bonzini wrote:
>> The other problem with (L)GPL is the people who choose it. That's 
>> because those people clearly want others to "share by default" and 
>> have therefore a vested interest in the broadest possible application 
>> of the "modification clauses".
> That's what you believe, Andreas, not the reason why most people choose 

Uh, so then what *is* the reason why most people choose LGPL? In 
particular in an environment like Smalltalk which is muddy given that 
you can change superclass can't protect from subclassing etc.

   - Andreas

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