[plt-scheme] Using parts of DRScheme

From: John Clements (clements at brinckerhoff.org)
Date: Wed Mar 3 14:21:03 EST 2004

On Mar 3, 2004, at 1:50 PM, ifconfig wrote:

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> Because I am writing an Operating System that is supposed to eventually
> support plt-scheme, I was wonderring:
> If I use a part of DrScheme's source, which I understand is LGPL, for 
> my OS,
> I'm supposed to release it in LGPL. However, the OS is GPL - and not 
> I'm not sure about the differences, all I want to know is if it's 
> generally
> okay to use parts of PLT source (mentioning copyright, of course).

I think you'll find, on reading LGPL carefully, that in fact you have 
free rein to use LGPLed source in _anything_ you write; freeware, 
commercial software, etc.  So there should be no problem in adding it 
to a GPLed project.


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