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From Laurent Sinitambirivoutin <>
Subject Re: GNU Portable Threads (pth)
Date Mon, 05 Jul 1999 13:07:57 GMT
Bill Stoddard wrote:
> "Ralf S. Engelschall" wrote:
> > I just want to drop you multithreading fans a note that my GNU Portable
> > Threads (pth) package is now available as version 1.0b2 from
> > (formerly known under the coding-name NPS).
> > It's licensed under LGPL and so it should not offend the non-GPL-friends under
> > us ;)
> The LGPL pretty much rules out this being used in Apache. Most corporations and
> Universities with patent portfolios cannot can't ship it, touch it or look at it.
> How do you suppose I can build a product based on it?
> Bill

??? I'm not very aware of licensing issues, so i don't understand this. Isn't
anyone supposed to do whatever he wants with GPL/LGPL soft as long as they
provide the original code with source at no charge ???

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