Subject: Re: conducting a sane and efficient GPLv3, LGPLv3 Review
From: "Alexander Terekhov" <>
Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2007 20:59:45 +0200

On 8/3/07, Matthew Garrett <> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 03, 2007 at 08:20:47PM +0200, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> > Since GStreamer apparently can't remain (under LGPL) it must be a
> > derivative of Totem, right?
> The FSF argument is that Totem is a derivative of gstreamer. The LGPL
> would then require Totem to be under restrictions that are not present
> in the GPL.

Eh? I thought that *Lesser* GPL is about "additional permissions"
(needed in the GNU Republic for linking) not restrictions...