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Re: [ROFL] GCC's GPLv3 "Updated License Exception"

From: Andrew Halliwell
Subject: Re: [ROFL] GCC's GPLv3 "Updated License Exception"
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2009 15:37:48 +0000
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Erik Funkenbusch <> wrote:
> Anyone with even a casual idea of how a c compiler works understands that
> the output of a compiler typically includes a certain amount of linked in
> code from the standard c runtime library, such as startup code, string
> handling routines, etc..

Indeed. and it should be noted that some commercial compilers have
restrictions on what you can do with your compiled code. some include a "not
for commercial use or sale" clause for example. (You have to buy a license
for that).

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