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Re: hplip: hp-toolbox advertising?



On Tue, Mar 27, 2007 at 11:18:58PM -0400, Simo Sorce wrote:
> 
> No, not really, you can have a package that provide different binaries.
> For example the samba package is mostly GPL software except for
> pam_winbind and nss_winbind, which are not under the GPL. The "whole
> package" does not mean much. It's the single binaries+libraries that
> count.

Indeed single binaries and libraries may be under other licenses, but 
the src.rpm is GPL.

> I can very well see us distributing something like, let's say Xorg, with
> a little GPLed GUI in the same package, this does not make the whole
> package GPLed.

If it is a single .src.rpm, it does. Now, as you said above, if the GPL 
part can be put in a subpackage, then the remaining subpackages could be 
under another license.

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Pat


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