[License-review] Approval: Server Side Public License, Version 1 (SSPL v1)

John Cowan cowan at ccil.org
Thu Nov 8 22:00:47 UTC 2018

On Thu, Nov 8, 2018 at 2:27 PM Kyle Mitchell <kyle at kemitchell.com> wrote:

> If I build a dental records management application
> with a GPLv2 file format parser, wouldn't my application be
> "other software"?  But that can't be right.  We must be
> making a mistake elsewhere.

My understanding is that that is *exactly* right.  Put a
GPL component into your application, you need to GPL
your application or refrain from distributing it.

John Cowan          http://vrici.lojban.org/~cowan        cowan at ccil.org
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