On Mon, Jan 15, 2001 at 11:16:14AM +0100, Ragnar Kjørstad wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 15, 2001 at 09:11:56AM -0000, Sam Liddicott wrote:
> > 
> > If I were to write a proxy library which could integrate with various
> > read-line style libraries - lets say just the GNU one for now to save time,
> > and er... released this proxy under LGPL, surely PHP could use my proxy and
> > thus make use of GNU's GPL'd readline.
> No, not if the proxy is linked into both php and gettext.
> GPL can only be linked to other GPL code, or code that is licensed under
> a GPL compatible license.

If our extension is written to support a non-GPL readline clone (say a
BSD licensed one), and it then accidentally works with the GNU readline
shared library, that can't be our problem, or?

I guess it's not that simple, just a thought.


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