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Re: Eiffel.

Kari Pahula wrote:
> I can assume that Eiffel Software is arguing that anything compiled
> with Eiffel Studio is a derived product and needs to be under GPL too.
> Not that I've investigated this myself at all.

It is correct, parts of the runtime are in every binary, so every binary
is a derivated GPL work of that and must be distributed unter the GPL too.

Nevertheless, as GPL doesn't exclude and ISE (the firm behind
eiffel.com) did not clearly say, you can distribute commercial applications.

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