[Python-Dev] Re: Cygwin

Jason Tishler jason@tishler.net
Wed, 10 Apr 2002 12:46:21 -0400


On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 12:01:27PM -0400, Kevin Jacobs wrote:
> The other problem is that you can't use it for commercial applications.

Why?  The Cygwin license just requires distributing the source (to
cygwin1.dll and the linked applications).  By "commercial" do you really
mean proprietary?  If so, then if you don't need shared extensions then
you are OK.  If you do, then you are not.

However, I should note that IANAL.