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Re: a better copyleft licence

On Thu, Sep 28, 2000 at 05:05:17PM +0100, Edmund GRIMLEY EVANS wrote:
> The LGPL doesn't seem to prevent someone from adding a non-free
> extension to a program. My clause is supposed to prevent the worst
> abuses by insisting that the added code can reasonably be considered
> an independent and separate work.

That just means that someone can slap on somthing so that the code can
run standalone.

My impression is that your clause actually offers less protection than
the LGPL.

> Also, the LGPL constantly refers to libraries, which would make it
> somewhat awkward to apply it to a program which isn't a library.



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