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Re: Recommendation for a CL data structures library

From: Hyman Rosen
Subject: Re: Recommendation for a CL data structures library
Date: Tue, 04 May 2010 16:10:55 -0000
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On 3/25/2010 9:44 AM, Raffael Cavallaro wrote:
It's ironic because the FSF is the creator of the GPL,
> and even they recognized that the GPL was a poor fit
> for libraries which is why they created the Library
> (now Lesser) GPL.

The FSF does not believe that the GPL is a poor fit for
libraries. They believe that when there are good non-free
alternatives to free libraries, they should use the LGPL
for the free libraries so that users will have at least
some freedom. When there are no good non-free versions
available, they will use the GPL to maximize freedom for

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