Andrew C. Oliver
acoliver at nc.rr.com
Fri Jan 18 13:50:01 EST 2002
> And don't forget the "LGPL" which allows you to use library code in
> propreitary software. Many free libraries, such as glibc, use LGPL;
> otherwise you'd have a really hard time distributing much of anything
> Linux that isn't GPL.
> An example of a GPL-ed library is "readline" (used in programs like
> to read input) -- because readline is GPL, you can only >
> it with other GPL-ed code. This is why many programs that could take
> advantage of readline unfortunately don't.
Yes I have no preference against LGPL. My only issue is its b*stard
status. I've even seen references to it as deprecated. I'd have no
qualms about LGPL.
(just remember I consider myself so far to the left that I'm on the
right as far as this stuff goes)
www.sourceforge.net/projects/poi - port of Excel format to java
- fix java generics!
The avalanche has already started. It is too late for the pebbles to
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