Re: GPL linking question
On Fri, Jul 27, 2001 at 09:37:18PM -0400, Raul Miller wrote:
>  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.
>  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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>