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Re: Can LGPL be used for non-libraries

From: Merijn de Weerd
Subject: Re: Can LGPL be used for non-libraries
Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 22:22:34 +0100
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On 2006-02-26, Isaac <> wrote:
> On Sat, 25 Feb 2006 17:59:23 +0200, Daniel Qarras <> wrote:
>> Sorry for being pedantic here but I am considering to use LGPL for a 
>> software package that is not a software library in any sense and 
>> therefore I would need to know exactly how to do it when LGPL is 
>> actually requiring modifications to be software libraries.
> What rights are hoping to allow people to take advantage of that
> are not available under the GPL?  

The right to modify a non-library that is licensed under the
Library GPL. How can I satisty LGPL 2a) that says:
"The modified work must itself be a software library."
when the original clealry is not a software library?


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