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

On Tue, Apr 06, 2004 at 11:19:21PM +0000, W. Borgert wrote:
> my understanding of the GPL is, that one can use GPLed
> scripting language modules, such as python2.3-psycopg, in a
> non-GPL, proprietory application, right?  (As long as I give
> away the module itself and any changes I might have done
> under the GPL, of course.)  Or do I have to use
> python2.3-pgsql (BSD licensed) for that totally non-free
> stuff?

Smoke test: the resultant work must function without using any GPLed
works (necessary, not sufficient, condition). That one disambiguates
the vast majority of cases.

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