GPL and closed source
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Mon Jun 6 07:13:24 UTC 2011
> ok so what about the 'shim' scenario :
> GPL code <----> non-GPL but (GPL compatible) open source library <---->
> closed source dll
> look ok?
No. If you really want to do this, the accepted way is to create two
programs that communicate by a documented message passing protocol (TCP
or pipes are typically used, and command line options can be part of the
Generally, trying to find loopholes in the GPL is not looked on kindly
by the open source community.
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