From: Fernando Cacciola (fcacciola_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-06-22 12:40:40
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Sent: Friday, June 22, 2001 2:30 PM
Subject: [boost] Re: Unlimited integer
> --- In boost_at_y..., John Max Skaller <skaller_at_o...> wrote:
> > helmut.zeisel_at_a... wrote:
> > > Would a C++ wrapper for GMP be a useful contribution to boost?
> > Licence? Isn't GMP LGPL?
> This is good news, I thought it is GPL ;-)
> If it were GPL, a completely free license for a
> wrapper would not make much sense
> because the software using the wrapper would have to
> be GPL anyway.
> Since it is LGPL, however,
> a closed source program could use that wrapper
> and just link to GMP,
> so a wrapper
> would not only prove that the interface
> is flexible enough
> but could really be used in a commercial compiler.
IT IS Lesser GPL (not GPL)!
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