[License-discuss] Is Web application including GPL libraries covered under GPL?
cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Thu May 16 01:02:20 UTC 2013
MURAKAMI, Keiko scripsit:
> Our application are made by Java, so these are not tightly linked GPL
> libraries, because GPL libraries are located in another directory,
> are referred or dynamic liked at live time.
It is disputed whether that matters or not. I tend to think not.
> And we never deliver the application to users, we run the web
> application on our side servers, all users just use our web service.
In that case, the GPL's requirement to distribute source definitely
does not apply, because you are not distributing anything.
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