Re: License of Emacs modes
Jérôme Marant <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Since Emacsen are GPL-licensed, do Emacs modes have to be shipped
> under a GPL-compatible license?
Pretty much. It is possible to write stand-alone elisp code that only
uses Emacs internals. At that point you are okay, treating Emacs has an
interpreter only (so the code it interprets doesn't have to be under a
GPL-compatible license). But as soon as you load an Emacs lisp library
and use it, then you'll using a GPL'ed library (as opposed to an LGPL'ed
one) and your code must be GPL-compatible (if you distribute it of
> I discovered one of them which
> could be problematic.
Is it ilisp?