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Subject: Re: [boost] Can a Boost library use a component like GMP and mfpr that have a LGPL license ?
From: Edouard A. (edouard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-23 06:18:04

On Mon, 23 Mar 2009 10:53:19 +0100, Sebastian Redl
<sebastian.redl_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> My company, for example, would be interested in the BGL, but quite unable
> to include an LGPL library, since our copy protection mechanism kills the
> application if it detects a debugger. This would be a license violation.
> (We probably wouldn't need bignum functionality. As long as the BGL can
> used without the bignum libraries, we'd probably be happy.)

We'd also enjoy having a license as flexible as possible. I don't want to
waste time
brainstorming all the customer's use cases and spending lawyer fees to
the license compatibility.

Restrictions incur costs.


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