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- Subject: Re: about the next version's license agreement
- From: John Belmonte <jvb@...>
- Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 16:06:29 +0900
Joshua Jensen wrote:
> It's a Catch-22. If Lua is GPL'ed, there is no way Lua would ship in
> many commercial products again, especially since most companies, I would
> suppose, can't afford to release their source code publicly. On the
> other hand, you can't embed Lua in a GPL'ed product.
At no time did I suggest that Lua switch to a GPL license.
Your conclusion that Lua can't be embeded in GPL'd software is
unfounded. That's exactly why I've posed the question: is the Lua
license GPL compatible? It needs an official answer. Or if Lua adopted
a standard license the answer is readily available at
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