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Re: Packaging a guile-enabled binary

From: Linas Vepstas
Subject: Re: Packaging a guile-enabled binary
Date: Mon, 3 May 2004 09:40:24 -0500
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On Sun, May 02, 2004 at 03:58:24PM -0700, Mike Gran was heard to remark:
> FWIW, it is legit to use Guile in non-free software.  From the README
> of 1.6.4: "The license of Guile consists of the GNU GPL plus a special
> statement giving blanket permission to link with non-free software."
> So, any patches to Guile itself are to be released according to the
> GPL.  But one could deliver a proprietary, precompiled program that
> dynamically links to Guile without violating the licence.

So what's the difference between that and LGPL? 
If so, then why isn't guile under LGPL?


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