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Re: license question with non-GPL library

From: Stefaan A Eeckels
Subject: Re: license question with non-GPL library
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2006 16:59:42 +0200

On Wed, 16 Aug 2006 14:40:28 GMT
Scott <> wrote:

> For example is cairo or freetype considered
> a 'system' library, or would I need to redistribute their source as
> well?  Is a link to their webpage sufficient?

You can consider the complete GNOME framework (everything that GNOME
installs) a "system library" in the GPL sense if your program is based
on GNOME (i.e. requires a GNOME installation to compile and function). 

Take care,

Stefaan A Eeckels
He who will not reason, is a bigot;
he who cannot is a fool;
and he who dares not is a slave.     (Sir William Drummond)

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