Re: GPL V2 and GPLv3
Milan Zamazal <email@example.com> wrote:
> >>>>> "PSG" == Peter S Galbraith <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> PSG> I thought this was a fairly clear-cut issue, but people on
> PSG> -legal seem to be saying that you can use a (possibly
> PSG> interpreted instead of linked) GPL'ed library with code of any
> PSG> license, so there's no problem.
> When I met a proprietary Elisp program several years ago and wondered
> about this phenomenon on an Emacs mailing list, it was explained to me
> that a program needn't be GPLed just because it happens to be written in
My understand was that this is correct until you load a GPL library
through a `load' or `require'.
I may ask the FSF (or RMS) is they even care about this issue if it
concerns their own GPL v3 libraries. But I had this discussion before
with RMS a few year ago.