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Re: Confused about LGPL terms - can you help?

From: Merijn de Weerd
Subject: Re: Confused about LGPL terms - can you help?
Date: Wed, 08 Nov 2006 08:12:31 +0100
User-agent: slrn/ (FreeBSD)

On 2006-11-08, <> wrote:
> OK - this is the tricky part. Say that for the customer's convenience I
> would like to included that DLL in the installation package (same CD,
> zip file, etc.). Does this oblige me to open my own source code?

No. It does require you to make available the source code
(including all your modifications) to the DLL in question.

> Otherwise, by "you must comply with the terms of the library license" I
> understand that all I have to do is:"...conspicuously and appropriately
> publish on each copy an appropriate copyright notice and disclaimer of
> warranty; keep intact all the notices that refer to this License and to
> the absence of any warranty; and distribute a copy of this License
> along with the Library."

That too. But you must also either bundle the DLL source with
your distribution or include a written offer (valid for at
least three years) to give that source to any third party who 
asks you.


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