Corinna Vinschen
Wed Mar 7 17:00:00 GMT 2007

On Mar  7 15:56, Dave Korn wrote:
> On 07 March 2007 15:35, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > Cygwin is under the Cygwin license.  If you integrate GPL code, it's
> > GPLed.  That's ok for almost everybody, just not for Red Hat.  See the
> > last paragraph on
>   Ah, it's the lack of the exception that causes the problem, am I right?

Yes.  Oh well, this has been discussed at greatest possible length in
the last 10 years.

> Does that imply that LGPL'd code would be compatible?

No.  Compatible licenses don't restrict the distribution of source code.
That's why we use BSD code when possible and useful.


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