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From Morgan Delagrange <mdela...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: OT: LGPL/Java Was: [graph] Documentation
Date Tue, 18 Jun 2002 20:17:08 GMT

--- Henri Yandell <bayard@generationjava.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> On Tue, 18 Jun 2002, Morgan Delagrange wrote:
> 
> > Yup that's one of the libraries I'm looking at,
> but I
> > was hoping to find one with a non-viral license. 
> Many
> > question the meaning of LGPL in Java.
> 
> Yeah, a couple of years back I had been told that
> LGPL was great for Java
> as the class/package/jar structure takes care of the
> clauses about being
> able to replace the code easily, however it's never
> seemed that common.
> 
> Do you have any idea about the current stance on it?
> Do GNU have a view on
> whether an Apache licenced project can use an LGPL?
> 

I'm not sure there is consensus.  I've been warned to
steer clear of LGPL, mainly because its language
concerning "linking" is not very Java-centric and
could possibly result in contaminating other licenses.

- Morgan

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