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Re: [chat] LGPL license w/o GPL infection

On 15 Oct, invisible ink wrote:
> begin Ben Leslie quotation:
>> > > 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.
> Watch out, you'll have Catie picketing the unis. ;)