[sword-devel] GPL and other license related questions

DM Smith dmsmith555 at yahoo.com
Sat Jan 26 15:41:43 MST 2008

On Jan 26, 2008, at 2:12 PM, Jason Galyon wrote:

> am I forced to
> use GPL for both the server and the client or would this just be the
> server since it interfaces directly with a sword based lib/app?

Only the server for the reason you stated. This is a fundamental  
loophole/flaw in the GPL.

That said, our desire is that the Sword library not be used in a  
commercial endeavor, directly or indirectly. Protecting this has  
helped us in negotiations with content providers.

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