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Re: New CUPS license violates DFSG 6?

>>>>> "Glenn" == Glenn Maynard <g_dlegal@zewt.org> writes:

    Glenn> On Tue, May 14, 2002 at 12:23:51PM -0400, Michael Sweet
    Glenn> wrote:
    >> The license exception is there specifically so that MacOS and
    >> Darwin developers can link against libcupsimage or derive their
    >> own code from various parts of CUPS without worrying about the
    >> GPL or licensing CUPS themselves.  The wording should not (and
    >> I don't

    Glenn> What does the linking exception give them, since the
    Glenn> library is already LGPL?  Is it just to ease the Apple
    Glenn> lawyers, as Jeff suggested?

It means that Apple does not need to include source for anything with
their primary OS CDs.  Apple is trying to avoid anything GPLed or
LGPLed in the parts of the OS they pre-install.  There of course GPL
and LGPL components in the developer tools.

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