Re: [Talin@ACM.org: Suggestions for wording...?]
On Sun, Jun 18, 2000 at 09:56:03PM +0200, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> I don't know the Guile license, but this is the exeption that GNU Classpath
> project uses to allow linking with anything not GPLed. (All Classpath code
> is copyrighted by the FSF.) I expect that the Guile license is almost the
The Guile exception clause is different:
* As a special exception, the Free Software Foundation gives permission
* for additional uses of the text contained in its release of GUILE.
* The exception is that, if you link the GUILE library with other files
* to produce an executable, this does not by itself cause the
* resulting executable to be covered by the GNU General Public License.
* Your use of that executable is in no way restricted on account of
* linking the GUILE library code into it.
* This exception does not however invalidate any other reasons why
* the executable file might be covered by the GNU General Public License.
* This exception applies only to the code released by the
* Free Software Foundation under the name GUILE. If you copy
* code from other Free Software Foundation releases into a copy of
* GUILE, as the General Public License permits, the exception does
* not apply to the code that you add in this way. To avoid misleading
* anyone as to the status of such modified files, you must delete
* this exception notice from them.
* If you write modifications of your own for GUILE, it is your choice
* whether to permit this exception to apply to your modifications.
* If you do not wish that, delete this exception notice.
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