Non GPL Python MySQL Client Library.

Hank Fay hank at nicht-prosysplus-schpamme.com
Mon Jun 28 21:19:50 CEST 2004


Except that Python does not "link" the library, it simply calls it.  The
distinction made in the document seems to be whether the library is linked.
When module A calls module B, is that different than calling module b from
the shell, in terms of viral infection?  Probably a point for lawyers to
debate.

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"Leif K-Brooks" <eurleif at ecritters.biz> wrote in message
news:2kb85fF9s6hU1 at uni-berlin.de...
> Christopher T King wrote:
> > Libraries licensed under the GPL can be used without GPLing the code
that
> > uses them - you only have to GPL any extensions you make to the library.
>
> No they can't, that's what the LGPL is for.
> http://www.fsf.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#IfLibraryIsGPL





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