Why so few Python jobs? (and licenses)

Gerhard Häring gh_pythonlist at gmx.de
Tue Oct 9 08:41:03 CEST 2001

On Mon, Oct 08, 2001 at 07:51:08PM -0700, Paul Rubin wrote:
> I don't think anything in the standard Python library is GPL'd.
> (GPL-compatible yes, GPL'd no).

But AFAIK some functionality is only there if you link against GPL'd
libraries like GMP (for arbitrary length Python longs), readline and
maybe others I forgot.

So you should perhaps still be careful before distributing a binary
version of Python and linking in your own modules.

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