[rescue] OT: Linux and USB on Intel

Jeffrey Nonken jeff_work at nonken.net
Wed Apr 23 14:53:47 CDT 2003

On Wed, 23 Apr 2003 14:36:23 -0500, "Jonathan C. Patschke"
<jp at celestrion.net> wrote:

> On Wed, 23 Apr 2003, Jeffrey Nonken wrote:
> > If that C library has a GNU license, guess what?
> If you are implying that any code linked against glibc must be GPLed,
> you're a funny guy.  This is, in fact, one of the specific sorts of
> exceptions in the GPL.  I've debated this very point with members of the
> FSF via email.  C runtime libraries and other "essential components of
> the operating system" do not impose the restrictions of linking against,
> say, readline.
> If this weren't true, there'd be ZERO commerical software applications
> for Linux.

Then I stand corrected.

Ok, I'm weird! But I'm saving up to be eccentric.

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