Re: An Ode to GPLv2 (was Re: GPLv3 Position Statement)

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Wed Sep 27 2006 - 20:13:42 EST

Willy Tarreau wrote:
On Mon, Sep 25, 2006 at 02:00:05PM +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
On Mon, 2006-09-25 at 06:40 +0200, Willy Tarreau wrote:
do a few months back. After all the fuss about binary-only modules
incompatibility with GPLv2, I wanted to change the license of haproxy
to explicitly permit external binary-only code to be linked with it.
LGPL is then a logical and commonly accepted choice for a license

Not exactly, because I don't want people to include interesting parts
of my code into their binary-only programs. I just want to allow
people to link binary-only modules with my program. However, programs
that are already GPLv2 are welcome to steal part of my code.

That sounds like the LGPL to me...

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