Python is better than free (was Re: GNU wars again)
Magnus Lie Hetland
mlh at idi.ntnu.no
Fri Oct 5 00:12:54 CEST 2001
> Cliff Wells <logiplexsoftware at earthlink.net> writes:
> This may be off topic but what does it mean to release a python
> under LGPL?
> An import is not a linking ... so does it mean I can't use it in a
> product? I'd like to think I could use it if I released any changes I made
> the module/package - but I don't think thats the case.
Hardly... Placing the line
in your own code wouldn't have anything to do with the license of
at all. As long as you are allowed to distribute some_gnu_module (separately
from your software, as it will be unless you cut-and-paste it into your
code) there shouldn't be any problem. It's like if I did
Certainly that wouldn't infect my program with a gnu license...
Magnus Lie Hetland http://www.hetland.org
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