[Python-Dev] donating python-crack module

Aahz aahz@pythoncraft.com
Fri, 4 Jul 2003 10:05:56 -0400

On Fri, Jul 04, 2003, Domenico Andreoli wrote:
> it is already available on savannah, licensed under GPL. what's wrong
> with GPL? the story about not being usable with non-GPL software?

Exactly.  Many people use Python as an embedded language for commercial
applications (Paint Shop Pro now probably being the most mainstream
example), and they won't be able to use your library if you GPL it.  For
further discussion of this topic, please go to comp.lang.python.
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