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From Gianugo Rabellino <gian...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Eunit
Date Tue, 10 Feb 2009 17:11:54 GMT
On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 5:52 PM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
> The one caveat with EUnit is that it is released under the LGPL.
> I am not a lawyer but the consensus on "The Net" is that writing
> test-cases against the EUnit API and conditionally including
> eunit.hrl to include the API does not mean that the test code itself
> must be released under the terms of the LGPL. If anyone is
> familiar with this, can you comment on whether this is correct?

Best for you would be to send a question to legal-discuss@a.o. With my
conservative hat on, I'm a bit concerned about LGPL virality in
namespaced languages, and most definitely concerned with distribution
of EUnit itself (I reckon this is not necessary as EUnit is part of
OTP now?).

-- 
Gianugo Rabellino
Sourcesense, making sense of Open Source: http://www.sourcesense.com
(blogging at http://www.rabellino.it/blog/)

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