distributing MIT + GPLv3 project

Ben Tilly btilly at gmail.com
Mon Nov 24 01:23:33 UTC 2008

On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 4:32 PM, Bryce Allen <osi at bda.ath.cx> wrote:
> I am preparing to release the code used for my thesis, and I would like
> to release under the MIT license. However one of my subclasses is
> GPLv3: it is a modified version of an example shipped with the GNU
> Multiple Precision Arithmetic Library (GMP).

The solution that you describe sounds appropriate to me.

However I'd suggest that you look into whether you can find a BSD
replacement for that piece and simplify your licensing.  For instance
see whether GiantInt from http://www.perfsci.com/free-software.asp
will do what you want.


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