Re: Eclipse 3.0 Running ILLEGALY on Kaffe
Dalibor Topic <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Brian Thomas Sniffen wrote:
>> Dalibor Topic <email@example.com> writes:
>> When they are entwined with dependencies, every component of the
>> collection must be distributed under the GPL.
> The GPL doesn't talk about 'entwining with dependencies'. It makes no
> such demands.
No, it talks about *any* copies at all, and then excepts mere
aggregation. If there's code written by Debian, no matter how brief,
to run them together, then it's not merely aggregation.
>> Can you get an explicit answer from them as to whether you can
>> distribute proprietary applications with Kaffe?
> Debian is not distributing proprietary applications.
You're right. Sorry. Can you get an explicit answer from them as to
whether you can distribute GPL-incompatible applications with Kaffe?
Brian Sniffen firstname.lastname@example.org