GPL with the Classpath exception - clarification needed
Tzeng, Nigel H.
Nigel.Tzeng at jhuapl.edu
Wed Mar 25 13:48:40 UTC 2009
> Philippe Verdy wrote:
> > But there are also "open-source" programs (provided with a
> > OSI-approved licence) that are non-"free", i.e. incompatible with the
> > GPL (they may contain for example ...
Not to be too pendantic but...you can be "free" and GPL-incompatible.
For example Apache 1.1, original BSD, CDDL, JOSL...
I would also ask you consider MPL over LGPL if you don't want to use
GNU Classpath (there are some edge cases where LGPL can be annoying).
Actually, I would ask that you consider MPL vs. GCL anyway since they
are all weak copylefts to varying degrees.
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