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Re: GPL and scripting languages (here: python2.3-psycopg)

On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 10:47:02AM -0400, Brian Thomas Sniffen wrote:
> If you are releasing a combined work which contains GPL'd code, the
> entire work is derivative of each component, and must comply with the
> license of that component.  So yes, if you're shipping a bundle of
> your software and psycopg, you have to offer the source for your
> software as well.  The fact that it uses python's import instead of
> C's #include has nothing to do with it.
> On the other hand, if you rely on psycopg being a normal part of the
> OS, and do not ship it yourself, then you do not have to ship the
> source for your program:

To be on the "save side" we will probably using a
BSD-licensed alternative to psycopg.

W. Borgert <debacle@debian.org>, http://people.debian.org/~debacle/

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