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- Subject: Re: Lua License
- From: Eero Pajarre <epajarre@...>
- Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2001 20:59:37 +0200
Nick Trout wrote:
> What happens if you have LGPL copyleft? Can you only have GPL copyleft? LGPL
> says you dont have to distribute changes to a library if you are commercial
> and dont want to. GPL says you must always distribute changes.
I am pretty sure you have misunderstood LGPL. With it you still have to
provide your modifications to the library, if you distribute it.
You are not required to provide the source code of your application,
but you have to provide the user some means to relink the application
to the library (for library modifications etc)
For an application (like VisLua) LGPL is not really suitable, GPL is for
I personally would prefer MIT, XFree or LUA style licensing, but
I guess I might just prefer an emacs based LUA IDE....