[Pipet Devel] Re: GPL/LGPL issues

J.W. Bizzaro jeff at bioinformatics.org
Mon Sep 11 18:54:09 EDT 2000

Richard Stallman wrote:
>     Our second issue has to do with CORBA. Is it allowed by the GPL to use CORBA to
>     link a GPL'd program and a closed-source program?
> I can only speak about non-free programs, not about closed-source.
> However, I think that *in general* two modules that communicate
> through CORBA are separate programs, so that the license of each one
> does not cover the other.

It doesn't sound like CORBA linking between a GPL'd program and a non-GPL'd
program will become illegal then.

J.W. Bizzaro                                           jeff at bioinformatics.org
Director, Bioinformatics.org: The Open Lab     http://bioinformatics.org/~jeff
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               -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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