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Re: [chat] LGPL license w/o GPL infection
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- Subject: Re: [chat] LGPL license w/o GPL infection
- From: Ben Leslie <benno@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon Oct 15 11:42:02 2001
- Organization: SES Group
- Reply-to: benno@xxxxxxxxxxxx
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On Mon, 15 Oct 2001, invisible ink wrote:
> begin Mary Gardiner quotation:
> > > Define "Fair Use Rights"?
> > As defined under copyright law. I don't know what they are for code,
> > exactly, but it's the ones that allow you to make copies of up to 10% or a
> > single chapter of a book for research purposes etc.
> Pete and I were talking about this last night - how does Free Software fit
> into research purposes? Tough one. Raz was a great reference about this
> stuff whilst he was here...
Not sure exactly what you mean by research, if you mean uni type research
then a lot of things end up being GPLed by necessity. Especially in OS research
it is hard to avoid having some GPL code in there somewhere.