GPL and Python modules.

Andrea Griffini agriff at
Wed Oct 27 21:50:29 CEST 2004

On Wed, 27 Oct 2004 11:45:40 +0200, Bernhard Herzog <bh at>

>No.  They have to be able to link a *modified* version of the library,
>not necessarily a newer or incompatible one.  The LGPL quite explicitly
>says that this relinking only has to be possible for sufficiently
>compatible modifications.

You're right. I've no excuses for basing my misinformed post
on just hearsay. Now that I took the time to actually read the
license that part is clear.

Thankyou for the correction.


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