[sword-devel] GPL and non GPL
Mon, 9 Sep 2002 20:46:34 -0700 (MST)
On Tue, 10 Sep 2002, Leon Brooks wrote:
> 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.
My apologies. I mis-stated that. What I meant was that we can't put
something under LGPL that IS GPL. That's why we need to get rid of GPL
stuff in our library for which we do not ourselves hold the copyright.