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Re: NcFTP is free again?

On Fri, Oct 01, 1999, Mike Gleason wrote:
> Here's the problem with betas 1 to 19:  NcFTP includes as one of the 
> components, LibNcFTP.  This library is also sold as a separate stand-alone 
> product.  It can't be GPL because my customers use it in proprietary 
> in-house applications which they can't publish complete source code for.

This is exactly what the LGPL has been written for:

This Library General Public License is intended to
permit developers of non-free programs to use free libraries, while
preserving your freedom as a user of such programs to change the free
libraries that are incorporated in them.

See http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/lgpl.html

Samuel Hocevar <sam@via.ecp.fr> - http://www.via.ecp.fr/~sam/
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