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CPU Review: Why you SHOULD use the LGPL for your next library

Feb 02, 1999, 16:58 (9 Talkback[s])

On February 1st, Richard Stallman published the article Why you shouldn't use the Library GPL for your next library.

"Even though I find myself at odds with some of his political views, I cannot help but be impressed with his many contributions to the world of computing, including GNU Emacs and the GPL."

"... commercial software, along with the increased public awareness from the wide media exposure that Linux has received allowed Linux into a number of commercial settings where otherwise it may not have been considered.

"We must value the LGPL for allowing commercial usage of library code."

Complete article.