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From "Ryan Bloom" <...@covalent.net>
Subject RE: Looking for some help developing a MPM
Date Mon, 05 Aug 2002 16:39:26 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Cox [mailto:imajes@php.net]
> Sent: Monday, August 05, 2002 9:36 AM
> To: dev@httpd.apache.org; rbb@covalent.net
> Subject: RE: Looking for some help developing a MPM
> 
> >
> > Okay, but I have a question.  From the GPL FAQ:
> >
> > Q:  You have a GPL'ed program that I'd like to link with my code to
> > build a proprietary program. Does the fact that I link with your
program
> > mean I have to GPL my program?
> >
> > A:  Yes.
> >
> > If I re-word the question:
> >
> > Q:  You have a GPL'ed library that I'd like to link with my code to
> > build an MPM for Apache.  Does the fact that I link with your
program
> > mean I have to GPL my MPM?
> >
> > A:  I don't know, but the two questions look too close to identical
for
> > me.
> >
> 
> Q: Is the MPM for Apache Proprietary?
> 
> A: No, because it's open source and free (?)

True, but the FSF says the GPL and the ASF license aren't compatible, so
I would assume that it may as well be proprietary in their mind.

Ryan



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