What is Copyleft?

Dave J Woolley david.woolley at bts.co.uk
Fri Feb 23 20:52:27 UTC 2001

> From:	Rod Dixon, J.D., LL.M. [SMTP:rod at cyberspaces.org]
> Dave, I don't have the LGPL right in front of me, if you could quote the
> provision you are referring to, it might help us respond. Even so, which
> part of the license do you think is disobeyed, and why?
[DJW:] Last phrase in:
 6. As an exception to the Sections above, you may also combine or link a
"work that uses the Library" with the Library to produce a work containing
portions of the Library, and distribute that work under terms of your
choice, provided that the terms permit modification of the work for the
customer's own use and reverse engineering for debugging such modifications.

E.g. Acrobat Reader is dynamically linked (see other reply and note
clause 6(b) is reachable, but has no modification clauses). 

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