Subject: Re: OSI Approval process
From: Matthew Flaschen <>
Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2007 22:33:59 -0400

Philippe Verdy wrote:
> Matthew Flaschen [] wrote:
>> The LGPL still uses the term Library.  There is nothing in the license
>> specific to libraries.  The license (though relicensing under GPL is
>> allowed) is specific to Libraries.
> Quite a perfect contradiction between your two last sentences ! You say BOTH
> "nothing in the licence specific to libraries" AND "the licence is specific
> to libraries"
> (hmm... with a minor difference on the capital

It's not a minor difference at all.

> Reread the LGPL, the "Library" term is defined and covers more than what you
> may imply.

I have read the LGPL, and was well aware Library is defined there.  That
is the definition I was using.

The point is that the LGPL uses the term "Library", but no one should be
confused into believing "Library" means "library".

Matt Flaschen