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Re: [v3] Re: libstdc++ license
- To: Jason Merrill <jason_merrill at redhat dot com>
- Subject: Re: [v3] Re: libstdc++ license
- From: Benjamin Kosnik <bkoz at redhat dot com>
- Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2001 13:12:53 -0700 (PDT)
- cc: Phil Edwards <pedwards at disaster dot jaj dot com>, Mark Mitchell <mark at codesourcery dot com>, "gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org" <gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org>, "libstdc++ at gcc dot gnu dot org" <libstdc++ at gcc dot gnu dot org>
> > Many of the files were already under SGI's and HP's copyright. Can't
> > change those.
> Well, we can. The HP/SGI license does not preclude us from putting our
> modified versions under the GPL any more than it precludes people from
> using the STL in non-free code.
I had no idea. So, what should be done? If possible, it would be nice to
have the library under one license. Would the STL bits then be both BSD
and Runtime GPL'd? I'm confused.