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Re: GPL traitor !

From: Hyman Rosen
Subject: Re: GPL traitor !
Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 15:54:53 -0400
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Joerg Schilling wrote:
A GPL progam that links against an independent library onvioously does not
form a "single work" together with the lib. The lib is just used by the program and this is a permitted usage.

No. A program statically linked with a GPLed library forms a single
work together with that library, and the whole must be distributed
under the GPL. If some web site is implying otherwise to you, either
that web site or you or both are incorrect.

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