Subject: Re: Effect of the MySQL FLOSS License Exception?
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2004 17:20:42 -0400

Chuck Swiger scripsit:

> Someone decides to use X and Y together in a new program, Z.  They 
> write a Z.c which includes X.h and Y.h, and then links Z.o with X1.o, 
> X2.o, Y1.o, Y2.o, etc to produce an executable Z.
> Z derives from both X and Y: it depends on both and cannot stand alone.

Not so.  It depends on X1, X2, Y1, Y2, etc. but not on X or Y (the executables).

Do NOT stray from the path!             John Cowan <>
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