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I should have written that in the first mail, we just want to
distribute our lua/ luac modules bundled with a modified Lua
interpreter under the GPL2, and we're not sure if that is possible.


 On 8 September 2010 16:38, Joshua Phillips <> wrote:
>  On 08/09/10 15:32, Martin Voigt wrote:
>> IANAL, but does "compatible with the GPL" in the MIT license [used by
>> Lua] imply that one is able to distribute modified versions of Lua
>> under the GPL2 or higher? I read both licenses (which is an exercise
>> regarding the GPL), but I'm still not sure. Does anyone know? Thanks
>> in advance.
>> bw,
>> Martin
> You can distribute MIT-licensed or 2-clause BSD-licensed code with a GPL
> project as long as you comply with the licence (keep the disclaimer and list
> of conditions, etc.), but I'd assume the GPL cannot apply to the
> MIT/BSD-licensed parts because it'd be self-contradictory (the MIT or BSD
> licence would pretty much say you can do what you like with the code while
> the GPL would say otherwise).
> But IANAL either.