Re: About the GPL

From: dom (dcurran_at_ti.com)
Date: 11/08/03


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

I would suggest you read this...
http://www.gnu.org/gnu/thegnuproject.html
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
library.

"LoneHorseMan" <lonehorseman@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:S3Oqb.36091$yo2.460207@weber.videotron.net...
> 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
have
> 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!
>
>