[Matroska-devel] Re: licenses...

Moritz Bunkus moritz at bunkus.org
Sun Jul 4 19:31:51 CEST 2004


Hi,

> If so then why did we select the LGPL license for libebml/libmatroska if no
> one can use it?

The other way around - everyone can use it. LGPL'ed code MAY be linked
to non-(L)GPL'ed code. GPL'ed code may not be used inside and may not be
linked to non-(L)GPL'ed code. Exception are system libraries (e.g. the C
runtime libs on Windows or the Quicktime libs on MacOS).

Mosu

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