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2008/10/3 Florian Weimer <>:
>> 2008/10/1 Florian Weimer <>:
>>> 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.

So we have to look at two licenses: Interpreter and run-time
environment. The license for the interpreter shouldn't be a problem
(unless it's really weird). It's the environment's we have to care