Does a GPL API infect its apps?
nick at zork.net
Fri Oct 22 03:23:50 UTC 1999
Quoting Ross N. Williams:
> Half true. Your library can be released under several licences including
> the GPL. That's how commercial vendors can release their code under the
> GPL and sell the same code as commercial products.
This is the key idea here. You don't license the _software_
so much as you license a _release_ of the software. You as the author
have complete control over the code. It's just that the license
defines the terms by which a user receives the software.
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