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Re: Re: licensing ... [Re: binary XML API and scientificuse ca

Re:  Re: licensing ... [Re: binary XML API and scientificuse ca
> if it's right, and i suppose it is, then everything - ie EVERYTHING -
> that runs on linux links to libc and therefore must be gpl (under linux
> at least).

Glibc, the FSF implementation of the standard C library (libc), is covered
by the *L*GPL, not the GPL.  No need to panic.

Looking at a fairly recent release (2.2.5), the last line of the README
refers you to COPYING.LIB, and looking at that says pretty clearly that
it's the LGPL.

Rich Salz                  Chief Security Architect
DataPower Technology       http://www.datapower.com
XS40 XML Security Gateway  http://www.datapower.com/products/xs40.html
XML Security Overview      http://www.datapower.com/xmldev/xmlsecurity.html


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