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Re: using GPL api to be used in a properietary software

From: Rui Miguel Seabra
Subject: Re: using GPL api to be used in a properietary software
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 19:39:13 +0000

On Fri, 2005-03-11 at 20:13 +0500, Wahaj wrote:
> I think following are the different ways one can use a GPLed code in a
> properietary code:
> 1) We can create an exe of the GPLed API and call it from a
> properietary application. The exe gets the parameters performs its 
> tasks and the calling application can get the output

Yes, this is normal, and it's just one app calling another.
> 2) Dynamically link the GPLed library where we provide the necessary
> dlls of the GPLed library and don't bundle it inside our code. We
> simply use it. Any other application on the machine can also use it.

And how, pray tell, do you use a library without including it? Over and
over many try to create such confusions and deliberate circular
reasonings, but they fail to answer one simple question:

Does the program require the library to work?


+ No matter how much you do, you never do enough -- unknown
+ Whatever you do will be insignificant,
| but it is very important that you do it -- Gandhi
+ So let's do it...?

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