[linux-elitists] compatability between Artistic Licence and GPL

kmself@ix.netcom.com kmself@ix.netcom.com
Thu Aug 10 15:42:17 PDT 2000

On Thu, Aug 10, 2000 at 12:56:13PM -0700, Ben Woodard wrote:
> Does anyone know about any problems incorporating calls into GPL'd
> (not LGPL'd) libraries into code that has an artistic licence?

Artistic allows relicensing.

For the purposes of the incorporated libraries LGPL shouldn't be an
issue (so long as you're referencing, not changing, the library), GPL
would require the combined work be available under the terms of the GPL.

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