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Re: GPL linking question

On Fri, Jul 27, 2001 at 09:37:18PM -0400, Raul Miller wrote:
> [2] in general, the difference between a network connection and a cpu
> bus is only of interest to a technical person.  And even there, it's
> perfectly reasonable (e.g. beowulf clusters) to design programs which
> are spread out over a network.
> [3] while the GPL's distribution restrictions might apply to the
> distribution of an sql application, they aren't relevant if that
> application is never distributed.

The application is to be distributed (sold) under a proprietary license.

I suppose an application is linked to the database server a bit more
than a compiler/kernel or an editor/shell as in the GPL FAQ's examples.

Sounds like this would be in breech of the GPL?

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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