gpgme license

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Jul 25 19:03:01 CEST 2002

On Thu, 25 Jul 2002 19:33:43 +0400, Max V Zinal said:

> and bigger due to license restrictions. In some cases, however, those
> restrictions prevent the creation of nice peaces of software which
> could otherwise be created (purhaps, under BSD license).

To be proven.

> library, while allowing anyone to create some sort of GPL-covered
> utility that acts as some intermediate interface between GPL-covered
> code and proprietary software.

The line has to be drawn somewhere and currently the most useful and
natural one is the process boundary.  This is what is mainly used to
decide whether something is a derived work.



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