I give up...

Nick Moffitt nick at zork.net
Thu Nov 20 18:50:08 UTC 2003

begin  jacobus.vosloo at daimlerchrysler.com  quotation:
> I am trying to convince my manager to develop a specific component
> as open source.  The problem is that this component will be used in
> and/or included into many projects that's code must stay proprietary
> and secret.  It will also be used by a group of open source
> programmers inside their potentially GNU GPL licensed software.  As
> far as possible I want to avoid licensing it differently for the
> involved parties. I.e. no dual license
> I would have loved to make it LGPL but the component will not be
> linked in as a library but as files and code fragments.

	What you might consider doing is using the LGPL, and adding a
clarification that explicitly states which portions of the code you
consider to be the "library".

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	-- Lewis Mumford

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