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Re: Bug#366834: ITP: cxxtools -- library of unrelated, but useful C++ classes

Simon Josefsson <jas@extundo.com> wrote:

> Frank Küster <frank@debian.org> writes:
>> Michael Banck <mbanck@debian.org> wrote:
>>> On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 04:46:22PM +0200, martin f krafft wrote:
>>>> also sprach Kari Pahula <kaol@debian.org> [2006.05.11.1535 +0200]:
>>>> > * License         : GPL v2 or later
>>>> That will make it pretty useless for non-GPL applications. 
>>> Non-GPL compatible applications, you mean?
>> Which non-GPL license can I choose for a software that uses this
>> library? 
> Any license that is compatible with the GPL, such as the revised BSD
> license.

But the software is a derivative work of the GPL.  Doesn't it need to be
licensed under the GPL, too?

I  thought the question of GPL compatibility is the other way round: the
BSD license is GPL-compatible because I can use BSD-licensed code in a
GPL project.

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX)

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