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Re: [Talin@ACM.org: Suggestions for wording...?]

On Sun, Jun 18, 2000 at 10:38:01AM -0700, Joseph Carter wrote:
> > Here is the language I came up with:
> > ----
> > A special exception to the GPL listed below is that this
> > program may be linked with any libraries or components that are
> > distributed under a license that meets the Open Source Definition
> > (http://www.opensource.org/osd.html), and that such components
> > shall be considered seperate works, not covered under the terms
> > of this license.
> > ----
> > However, I'm not sure that this language is legally sound. Please help
> > me debug it.

You should add language that explicitly allows anyone to revert to plain
GPL (to allow adding code from your project to plain-GPL projects).
See the Guile exception clause for an example.

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