On Fri, 12 Nov 1999 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

> On 11 Nov, Andrew Kieschnick wrote:
> 
> > Hmm, that sure as hell looks like an LGPL to me. I seriously doubt
> > your copy of gimp is different than mine...
> 
>  LGPL stands for "Lesser GNU Public Licence". Now do me a favour and
>  count the word lesser in this COPYING file... Then do this again 
>  for the COPYING file in your Gtk distribution in the subdir gtk...

LGPL previously stood for "GNU Library General Public License". It was
changed to be the "Lesser GNU Public License" at some point not all that
long ago.

Read http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/why-not-lgpl.html if you'd like to know
why its name was changed.

LGPL version 2 is the GNU Library General Public License.
LGPL version 2.1 is the Lesser GNU Public License.

The COPYING file in libgimp is the LGPL, version 2.
The COPYING file in gtk+-1.2.6 is also the LGPL, version 2.

Its becoming obvious to me that you just don't know what you're talking
about.

later,
Andrew





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