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Re: Fedora and the System Administrator



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On Fri, 03 Oct 2003 20:27:05 +0200, Xose Vazquez Perez wrote:

> Buck wrote:
> > As I have been reading it and seeing it interpreted, someone can create
> > a software package containing both proprietary and open source code.
> 
> GPL is very clear: let's go to read http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html

Be sure to read the FAQ.

The GPL alone is not that clear with regard to "combining" proprietary
software with GPL'ed programs, e.g. whether a plug-in interface to the
open source part is enough to separate it from the proprietary part.
There are different opinions on that.

- -- 
Michael, who doesn't reply to top posts and complete quotes anymore.

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