Re: Q: Combining proprietary code and GPL for in-house use
On Tue, Jun 19, 2001 at 10:59:44PM +0200, Henning Makholm wrote:
> > > I think RMS's reasoning is that if you ever distribute the library
> > > to A, you need to accept the contract called GPL - and in that
> > > contract you promise to refrain from ever distributing to B a program
> > > that links against that library and is not GPLed.
Scripsit Raul Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > If you ever distribute a program which includes GPLed code, you need
> > to respect the GPL copyright. And, if you try skirting that, there's
> > also a legal principle called "contributory infringement" which makes
> > skirting copyright rather difficult.
On Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 02:12:41PM +0200, Henning Makholm wrote:
> Could you elaborate on how that is different from what I describe?
There's no requirement for a contract. There's no need for a two-way