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From Gianugo Rabellino <>
Subject Re: Eunit
Date Tue, 10 Feb 2009 17:11:54 GMT
On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 5:52 PM, Jan Lehnardt <> 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
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