GPL and Python modules.

Jorge Godoy godoy at
Tue Oct 26 02:04:42 CEST 2004

Steve Holden <steve at> writes:

> Looks that way. Time was, authors would use the LGPL for libraries 
> (which was why it was developed in the first place). But if someone puts 
> a module under the GPL then any integrated use of that module is a 
> dervied work and must, if redistributed, be put out under the GPL.

Reading a prior post here, there was one thing that could be done:
writing an interface module, releasing the source for such an interface
module, and communicating with it through pipes, RPC, etc.  It would
separate your code from the other and free you from the obligation of
using GPL.

Godoy.     <godoy at>

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