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Re: One unclear point in the Vim license

Thomas Bushnell wrote:
> Glenn Maynard <g_dlegal@zewt.org> writes:
> > I notice Vim in testing links against libgpm, which is GPL (according
> > to /usr/doc/libgpmg1/copyright).  Is this a problem, Vim's license being
> > GPL-incompatible?  (http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/license-list.html) I'm
> > not entirely clear on what can link to GPL libraries and when.
> Certainly the current Vim license is GPL-incompatible.  (Even if we
> decided it's free after all, it's definitely not ok to link it against
> a GPLd library.)

I don't see how you can call a GPL'ed library "free" if it's not allowed
to compile it together with other software.

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