what was the point?

John Cowan cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Thu Oct 25 22:23:56 UTC 2001

email at greglondon.com scripsit:

> the original situation was with regard to 
> linking GPL software. when you redistribute
> GPL software linked with other software,
> the other software must be GPL licensed as
> well.

No, it has to be freely distributable, not GPL.
A compiled Linux kernel is GPL, and so are
most of its parts, but some are under the BSD,
which is fine because that is a free distribution
license that imposes no extra restrictions above
the GPL.

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