[sword-devel] GPL and non GPL

Leon Brooks sword-devel@crosswire.org
Tue, 10 Sep 2002 11:18:31 +0800

On Mon, 9 Sep 2002 23:26, Chris Little wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Sep 2002, Leon Brooks wrote:
>> LGPL will achieve this directly. Wrapping a CLI program ("engine") with a
>> proprietary GUI will also achieve this with fully GPLed software.

> I think you missed the point.  We can't put something under LGPL that is
> non-GPL.

Freeware can be GPLed; BSD code can be GPLed with a rider enforcing the 
acknowledgement terms a la BSD.

Cheers; Leon