hypothetical(?) GPL problem

Frank Heckenbach frank at g-n-u.de
Thu Jun 21 04:29:11 UTC 2001

Marc Eberhard wrote:

> Yes, I got that point. But it seems to me, that libraries should be free to
> use in the same way as free software. That does include using these programs
> in a commercial environment and linking the library to a commercial program.

GPL allows this (as long as the commercial program is free).

> We are talking about freedom, aren't we?

Yes, so please don't confuse free with non-commercial.


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