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Re: Library General Public Licence

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bart Samwel <bart(at)samwel(dot)tk>
Cc: Jim Brown <jimbrown32rb(at)yahoo(dot)com>, pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Library General Public Licence
Date: 2006-05-28 15:47:11
Message-ID: 17605.1148831231@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bart Samwel <bart(at)samwel(dot)tk> writes:
> Fortunately ODBC drivers are decoupled from the actual programs that use 
> them by a standard interface. If I am correct then this implies that (2) 
> is always met for psqlODBC.

Yeah.  I think actually (2) is met for any ordinary shared library;
it's only if you want to static-link an LGPL library that it becomes
an issue.  The LGPL was drafted before dynamic linking became the norm,
and so it doesn't really mention the point.

			regards, tom lane

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