RedHat != FSF

Christopher Faylor
Sun Nov 5 09:15:00 GMT 2000

On Sun, Nov 05, 2000 at 12:08:57PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Sun, Nov 05, 2000 at 02:44:09PM +0100, stefan wrote:
>>> We provide "buy out" licenses to customers that allow the customer to
>>> provide software that they've written to use the Cygwin DLL without
>>> "infecting" their code with the GPL.
>>That might be quite complicated too, if these people who do not want to
>>get "infected" start using the libraries Cygwin additionally puts to their
>>distribution because most of them are GPL'd.
>What libraries would those be?  AFAIK, only readline is GPLed and not

I meant to say "AFAIK, only readline and cygwin are GPLed.  The rest are LGPLed."

Regardless, this is an issue for people who purchase the cygwin buyout.  There
are very few people affected by this consideration.


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