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Re: GPLed libraries dfsg compatible?

On Sun, May 14, 2006 at 10:38:14PM +0200, Moritz Lenz wrote:
> Stephen Gran wrote:
>> This one time, at band camp, Moritz Lenz said:

>>> Included in EiffelStudio is the so called "Base Library", released
>>> under the GPL as well. This library is absolutely nesseary for
>>> programming with eiffel, you are not able to write any program
>>> that does not use the "Base Library".

> (A new program can hardly be considered as "derived work" from a
> library it barely uses, can it?).

On the one hand you say the program "barely uses the library", on the
other hand you say the library is essential ("you are not able to
write a program that does not use the base library"). This seems
rather antonymic.


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