Subject: RE: OSL 2.0 and linking of libraries
From: "Lawrence E. Rosen" <lrosen@rosenlaw.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2004 11:28:22 -0800

 Thu, 1 Apr 2004 11:28:22 -0800
Peter Prohaska wrote:
> I do want to allow linking a library included to software 
> under a different license. As far as i understand it, the 
> only thing I would have to do is to include a notice that 
> goes something like:
> 
>   "Clarification of section 1.c of the license:
>      Linking a program against a library or loading machine readable
>      code compiled from Source Code is  not  considered creating a
>      derivative Derivative Work."
> 
> Am I correct and is there a well known template for such a 
> notice that one should use? The request is probably common, I think.

You don't need the clarification. Simply linking a program against a library
or loading machine readable code compiled from source code doesn't create a
derivative work of software. 

/Larry Rosen

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