Use of GPLed Python extension modules

Ville Vainio ville.spammehardvainio at
Sun Nov 23 10:06:06 CET 2003

pmaupin at (Patrick Maupin) writes:

> restrictive).  So it would appear that the FSF has no real legal
> ability under the GPL to keep someone from writing and distributing
> a package which uses readline, as long as that person does not
> simultaneously distribute readline itself.

In the light of this, does releasing a library under GPL (as opposed
to LGPL) make any sense at all?

Ville Vainio

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