Re: linking to GPL'd libraries WAS Re: One unclear point in the Vim license
On Sun, Jan 06, 2002 at 07:30:19AM -0800, email@example.com wrote:
> different. The kernel is not strictly GPL'd, but
> GPL-compatible. That clause that says system calls are
> a-ok, supports the moral/legal intention of the GPL by
> requiring such a declariation to be explicit. Correct?
No. The kernel is GPLed with the clarification that user-space
programs running on the kernel don't combine to be considered
a "derived work" by the kernel.
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>