[maemo-developers] Android Vs. Maemo

From: Florian Boor florian.boor at kernelconcepts.de
Date: Fri Nov 30 13:28:40 EET 2007

Tollef Fog Heen schrieb:
> Just to correct this: Software under the ASL can use LGPL-ed code just
> fine.  Think Apache HTTPd running on a normal Linux installation.
> glibc is LGPL, Apache is ASL.

That's why we have the LGPL - even proprietary stuff can conk against LGPLed
libraries. Of course the situation is different if you want to copy code between
components using different licenses.

Apache has some more detailed information about GPL compatibility here:

In one sentence: Apache License is compatible to GPLv3 but not to GPLv2.



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