OSD modification regarding what license can require of user

Richard Stallman rms at gnu.org
Fri Mar 15 16:25:03 UTC 2002

    A simple example: it is totally trivial on Windows to build a 'service'
    from a DLL, exposing its entire interface. This would be running as a
    separate executable, but would look like a regular library to any
    windows program.

The FSF's position is that the GPL applies to any programs which are
designed to link with that DLL, that this is legally equivalent to
statically linking them.

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