Subject: RE: Is Eclipse RCPed application including hibernate library covered under LGPL?
From: "Keiko Murakami" <a2z@jcom.home.ne.jp>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 21:41:18 +0900

David, Thank you  for your advice.
I'll try to separate hibernate jar file.

Keiko

-----Original Message-----
From: David Woolley [mailto:forums@david-woolley.me.uk] 
Sent: Sunday, August 16, 2009 6:12 PM
To: Keiko Murakami
Cc: license-discuss@opensource.org
Subject: Re: Is Eclipse RCPed application including hibernate library
covered under LGPL?

Keiko Murakami wrote:

> application(executable form) must be applied LGPL, because it includes 
> full hibernate library as jar files and its hibernate library can not 
> separate from RCPed application.

In what way is it not possible to trivially seperate the jar file from the
other files?

As I understand it, the basic test is can an end user substitute a modified
version of the the LGPLed library in the program, after you have supplied
them with the materials that the LGPL requires you to supply on request.


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