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Re: OT: Two ways Microsoft sabotages Linux desktop adoption



On Wed, 2006-02-15 at 17:14 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-02-14 at 23:08 -0800, Bob Taylor wrote:

[snip]

> > Please show us *where* in the GPL/LGPL are the words "static linking"
> > and "Dynamic linking" used? 
> Nowhere, but it's how the FSF interprets the LGPL/GPL and how courts
> have interpreted it, when sentencing SW vendors trying to use GPL'ed SW
> in closed source projects.
> 
> >  I have to agree with many others here.
> > Linux/GNU, as currently licensed is dead in the water for any commercial
> > development use.
> You are plain wrong.

I don't think so.

> Linking commercial/closed source works against LGPL'ed libraries doesn't
> violate the LGPL, linking them against GPL'ed binaries does.

I will have to see a *written, signed by Stallman* letter to that
effect. Until then, the words of the license stands.

Bob
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