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

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

>> Seconds, since when do we consider the GPL to be viral?
> Don't know about you, but the FSF does - it has created the LGPL because
> of this.

That doesn't mean libraries shouldn't be licensed under the GPL, see


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