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On Mon, 2004-05-31 at 12:56, Suraj wrote:
Arvind Narayanan wrote on Mon, May 31, 2004 at 09:50:06AM +0530:--
| yes, you need to GPL the whole app. But if it is an "addon", as you
| say, that can be dynamically loaded by your app at runtime, and the
hmmm... this is what confuses me. Is this the same reason why the
Linux kernel simply issues a warning while loading a non-GPL module?
The kernel still calls the functions in the module isn't it? In this
case its a reverse of the kernel situation. The module is GPLed but
the one that "uses" it is not. so I dont know how well the
"independant" clause fits here...
Maybe the original poster can ask fsf-friends