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- Subject: Re: Lua licensing thoughts
- From: Florian Weimer <fw@...>
- Date: Fri, 03 Oct 2008 10:01:46 +0200
* Martin Schröder:
> 2008/10/1 Florian Weimer <email@example.com>:
>> * Rob Hoelz:
>>> So if all the story is scripted in Lua, and it's under a CC license, I
>>> can't run it on a GPL engine?
>> The FSF position with regard to some bytecode interpreters (Emacs, for
>> instance) is that the GPL extends to the bytecode.
> The GPL FAQ differs:
Note that the first paragraph of the answer deals with interpreters
which are GPLed and whose run-time environment is licensed more
permissively. This is very rare. Emacs is not in this category.