GPLv3, LGPLv3 Review (WAS: License Committee Report for July 2007)

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Wed Aug 1 04:06:52 UTC 2007

John Cowan wrote:

> I agree with *that*, I just see no necessity to do so.  Your arguments
> are not addressing the powers granted by section 6 (or 4).

I think what Andrew Wilson is saying is that while LGPLv3 section 4 
allows linking the LGPLv3 library with code under GPLv2 (or indeed any 
license), GPLv2 /doesn't/ allow that same link.  Obviously, both would 
have to allow the combination for it to be legal.

Matt Flaschen

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