ignacio at openservices.net
Sun Aug 19 10:30:57 CEST 2001
On Sun, 19 Aug 2001, Larry wrote:
> I'm considering using Python 2.1.1 for a commercial application that I
> intend to market and sell for profit. I've explored python.org and found
> only confusion. It seems that earlier versions of Python were not as
> copyright restrictive as 2.1.1. Would my plan be a violation of the GPL?
> Would I have to distribute my program for free? I'm pretty confused on this
> matter, and I really don't want to call a lawyer. Thanks.
The GPL only puts restrictions on two things:
1) Linked works
2) Derived works
Neither original programs written in Python nor original modules written in
Python or C violate either of these.
Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ignacio at openservices.net>
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