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Re: Base BFD support: limit GPL spreading?

From: Gregory Casamento
Subject: Re: Base BFD support: limit GPL spreading?
Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2013 07:22:28 -0400

I agree with that.  I wasn't evaluating the merits of using libbfd in an app, 
just answering the question as it was asked. ;)

Gregory Casamento
Open Logic Corporation, President/CEO
GNUstep Lead Developer

On Jun 16, 2013, at 7:04 AM, David Chisnall <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 16 Jun 2013, at 11:52, Gregory Casamento <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Effectively option #2 violates the GPL anyway since, if it's an integral 
>> part of the app and loaded as a bundle, it's still *required* by the app.   
>> It's a legal gray area.
> The only thing that we use BFD for is to print pretty exception traces (which 
> is more important on platforms with buggy loaders).  I doubt that there are 
> any apps that actually depend on this, and if there are then there really 
> shouldn't be...
> David
> -- Send from my Jacquard Loom

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