[Lazarus] LGPL versions between RTL and LCL

C Western l at c-m-w.me.uk
Mon Nov 23 23:18:53 CET 2015

On 23/11/15 14:02, Dmitry Boyarintsev wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 7:40 AM, Mattias Gaertner
> <nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de <mailto:nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de>> wrote:
>     For simplicity the LCL should use the same license as FCL/RTL.
>     Can you extract the differences, so we can ask for permission from
>     contributors?
> I took a lazy path and let a tool do the comparison.
> The resulting PDF could be downloaded from here:
> https://www.dropbox.com/s/ao0ckgud0gix9xw/lgpl_from_2_to_2_1.pdf?dl=0
> The change I was talking about could be found on page 6 on the document
> (at the very bottom) the new section was introduced specifically
> requiring the dynamic loading.
> Reminder: LCL is using LGPL 2, RTL is using LGPL v2.1

My understanding was that LCL had to use the LGPL, and probably v2, as 
it is not possible to use the LCL via dynamic linking.

Or am I misinterpreting this?


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