Re: [hackers-il] Guile License Confusion
- On Fri, 2005-10-07 at 15:29 +0300, Adam Morrison wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 07, 2005 at 02:59:29PM +0300, Omer Zak wrote:One place says that Guile is GPL and another place says that Guile is
> > However, when reading about Guile, I got confused.
> > Guile is licensed under the GPL. Some places claim that it is licensed
> > under "Guile GPL" (or GGPL), which is GPL with a special exception
> > (different from that provided by LGPL and from the license under which
> > bison is distributed).
> > However, there is a GGPL - Greater Good Public License (see
> > http://www.gnubook.org/ggpl_org.html).
> > I am confused!
> > Is there, in Hackers-IL, anyone who knows and can serve as authoritative
> > local source of information and clear the confusion?
> What exactly is the problem with downloading it and reading the README
> and license?
Anyway, I followed your suggestion to feel like dunce with diploma, and
do RTFMing. I checked /usr/share/doc/guile-1.6/copyright - according to
it, Guile is covered by GPL+exception. The exception does not mention
the Greater Good extras mentioned by the GGPL.
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