lesser GPL restrictions

Rui Miguel Seabra rms at greymalkin.yi.org
Tue Nov 6 21:58:33 UTC 2001

On Tue, Nov 06, 2001 at 07:32:30PM -0200, Clebert Suconic wrote:
> But, this library is a basis for another library which I'm writing (both in
> Java) which will code and decode Excel files.  I'm not sure just now if I
> will or not put that under GPL. But... Can I do that? I'm creating the
> second library under a comercial license, using my own code produced under
> GPL!

If you are the author, you can license the software in anyway you like.

For instance, the author of a xml serialization library has his library under the GNU GPL.
However, for a certain amount of money, he will also sell a non GNU GPL version of the library to someone.

Hugs, rms
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