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SubjectRe: Module Licensing?
On Wed, 31 Oct 2001, Larry McVoy wrote:

> I think another way to look at it might be: if you extend a GPLed
> program using well defined interfaces, you can probably get away with
> not GPLing your code.

> On the other hand, if you're in there changing how an existing GPLed
> program works, and there isn't any way to pull your stuff out cleanly,
> then you are definitely stuck with the GPL. And that's as it should
> be, you are in GPLed code.

Fully agreed. From what I read, Timur is somewhere halfway
between these points and I'm not sure he can get away with
not GPLing his work the way he does things now...

regards,

Rik
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