Re: About the GPL

From: dom (
Date: 11/08/03

Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2003 18:43:04 -0600

I would suggest you read this...
While a little long, it will explain the GPL, and the LGPL which is
important to understand if you are linking your code against the GNU C

"LoneHorseMan" <> wrote in message
> Hi everybody,
> Is it possible to create commercial applications for the Linux Platform ?
> I mean, the company where I work is investigating the possibility to port
> our work on the linux platform - but after reading the GNU GPL license
> terms, we understand that if we use GPL-licensed code in our work, whe
> to make our own work GPL'ed too, which is not good for us :-(
> So, for instance, if we use the GCC compiler, is the software compiled for
> it will be GPL'ed too?
> Thanks for any help!