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Re: GPL-script to be run on a non-free interpreter

Thanks to everybody for theire replies. It seems safest then to ask
upstream to add an exception clause, also in his own interest.
Can someone point me to examples of such exception clauses to GPL?


On Sun, Aug 04, 2002 at 03:52:58PM -0500, Steve Langasek wrote:

> Interpreters are not explicitly mentioned anywhere in the definition, but
> their function is most similar to compilers and kernels -- the major
> components of the operating system on which the executable runs.  There
> is sufficient ambiguity that I believe obtaining an explicit license
> exception is safest for all involved.


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