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Re: GPL traitor !

From: Joerg Schilling
Subject: Re: GPL traitor !
Date: 15 May 2009 21:26:07 GMT

In article <50lPl.47735$5N7.15631@newsfe09.iad>,
Hyman Rosen  <> wrote:
>Joerg Schilling wrote:
>> GPL has been made open with respect to _any_ independent library.
>This is false.

Giving no proof with this kind of claim does not make you credible.

After the first GCC sources have been out around 1986, we did have 
long discussions about how to make it usable for the real world.
The solution introduced around Autumn 1987 was to intentionally open the
GPL against any independent library and to introduce the LGPL for the
"libgcc" code.

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