GPL and closed source
netxe456 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 06:40:42 UTC 2011
ok so what about the 'shim' scenario :
GPL code <----> non-GPL but (GPL compatible) open source library <---->
closed source dll
On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 11:57 PM, John Cowan <cowan at mercury.ccil.org> wrote:
> David Woolley scripsit:
> > Where derived works come in is that, if it should be ruled that the
> > complete program is not a derived work of X's work, and you accept the
> > bare copyright theory, then the clause in the GPL requiring the whole
> > program to be distributed on the GPL terms is void.
> In that case, however, it might be that you can't distribute the GPLed
> work at all.
> John Cowan cowan at ccil.org http://ccil.org/~cowan
> If I have seen farther than others, it is because I am surrounded by
> --Murray Gell-Mann
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