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

On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 05:35:35PM +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
> Michael Banck <mbanck@debian.org> wrote:
> > 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.

Actually, they don't. They consider the GPL a perfectly valid license
for a library; however, they also consider that in some cases, it *may*
be better to use the LGPL instead. Just not all of them.

Why do you think they
* Never released libreadline under anything else than the GPL,
* Renamed the LGPL from the "Library GPL" to the "Lesser GPL"?

Fun will now commence
  -- Seven Of Nine, "Ashes to Ashes", stardate 53679.4

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