conducting a sane and efficient GPLv3, LGPLv3 Review

Alexander Terekhov alexander.terekhov at
Fri Aug 3 18:59:45 UTC 2007

On 8/3/07, Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 03, 2007 at 08:20:47PM +0200, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> > Since GStreamer apparently can't remain (under LGPL) it must be a
> > derivative of Totem, right?
> The FSF argument is that Totem is a derivative of gstreamer. The LGPL
> would then require Totem to be under restrictions that are not present
> in the GPL.

Eh? I thought that *Lesser* GPL is about "additional permissions"
(needed in the GNU Republic for linking) not restrictions...


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