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
My impression is that your clause actually offers less protection than
> Also, the LGPL constantly refers to libraries, which would make it
> somewhat awkward to apply it to a program which isn't a library.