Subject: LGPL... variations on a theme
From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <>
Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2001 16:45:37 +0900

>>>>> "Bernard" == Bernard Lang <> writes:

    Bernard> 1- The company above, that wishes to free a large (and
    Bernard> very valuable) system, does not want to spend any
    Bernard> ressources on that, and in particular in cutting the code
    Bernard> into modules to allow the use of the LGPL.

Where's the problem?  Release the whole thing under the LGPL, let the
users do the cutting.  What makes you think that's not allowed?  True,
the separated modules may constitute new works, but they must still be
LGPL (at least).  This should meet the company's concerns.

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