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Re: the Lisp Lesser General Public License

Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org> wrote:
> The LLGPL doesn't look like a problem from a DFSG standpoint to me.  Its
> real effect appears to be a liberalization of the copyleft in the LGPL
> ("Since Lisp only offers one choice, which is to link the Library into
> an executable at build time, we declare that, for the purpose applying
> the LGPL to the Library, an executable that results from linking a "work
> that uses the Library" with the Library is considered a "work that uses
> the Library" and is therefore NOT covered by the LGPL.")
> debian-legal, what do you guys think?

Since they aren't getting rid of clause 3 (conversion to GPL), then it
is without a doubt DFSG free.

Walter Landry

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