[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Too busy to accept help? I'm not complaining

From: Kalle Vahlman kalle.vahlman at gmail.com
Date: Fri Apr 21 08:47:53 EEST 2006
On 4/20/06, Lorn Potter <lpotter at trolltech.com> wrote:
> Kalle Vahlman wrote:
> >> The only "legal" difference of GPL and LGPL is
> >> that GPL insures derived sources remain open.
> >
> > No. Sources will always remain open with LGPL too. It's the combining
> > and linking with non-free (in fact, any) licensed work that LGPL
> > allows (and GPL doesn't).
> Which means sources are not open (those that are non free that are
> allowed to link to LGPL), which was my point.

Sources _derived_ from LGPL code will be, which was the fault in your
statement. Sources _combined_ with LGPL need not be, naturally.

Kalle Vahlman, zuh at iki.fi
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