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Re: GPL linking question

> > Being specific: if the program is distributed with MySQL, such that
> > by default it uses MySQL then we're definitely not talking about mere
> > aggregation.

On Sat, Jul 28, 2001 at 06:16:32PM -0700, Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> Let's say I made a Linux distribution with a web-based admin utility that
> used a GPL web server and Mozilla as the default server and browser.  Does
> that mean the whole distribution would need to be GPL (which would violate
> the MPL)?  I wouldn't think so.

That's because you don't think of the whole distribution as a part of
your web-based admin utility.

However, your hypothetical distribution has a lot of details which
haven't been nailed down, and inventing details for it would detract
from the current discussion.


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