[Fedora-legal-list] What are the implications of a license which is GPL incompatible?
Richard W.M. Jones
rjones at redhat.com
Sun Feb 8 15:43:01 UTC 2009
I've read the FAQ
but I'm unclear what it means if a license is *IN*compatible with the
As an example, suppose I have a program which is GPLv2+, and it
requires a library which is (for example) APSL2.0. Is the linking
permitted? Can I distribute the result as a binary (with an offer of
source) or do end-users have to link it themselves? Is there a
difference between dynamic and static linking?
More generally about the licenses with "NO" in the GPL* Compat columns
here, what does that stop me from doing?
Richard Jones, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat http://et.redhat.com/~rjones
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