Re: Bug#189164: libdbd-mysql-perl uses GPL lib, may be used by GPL-incompatible apps
On Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at 15:19 US/Eastern, Brian T. Sniffen wrote:
All of those --
TCP, HTTP, and DEB -- are generic formats.
.deb isn't. There is, AFAIK, only one implementation.
At the very least, alien and dpkg deal with it; I believe there are
If I remember correctly, alien uses dpkg-deb to do its work. Even if
not, isn't alien GPL?
[...] but really, you'd rather be writing a derivative of a GPL
work than a GFDL work.
At least we can agree on that ;-)
I wonder how this relates to library interfaces...