[sane-devel] Please give me some help to solve the license issues in using sane

Alessandro Zummo azummo-lists at towertech.it
Fri Jun 6 14:40:29 UTC 2008

On Fri, 6 Jun 2008 16:36:39 +0200
Alessandro Zummo <azummo-lists at towertech.it> wrote:

> On Fri, 6 Jun 2008 10:26:04 -0400
> "m. allan noah" <kitno455 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > no, the GPL is all about derivative works and combining code, it makes
> > no difference the direction:
>  You are probably right, the closest entry in the faq that describes this situation
>  seems to be http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#GPLAndPlugins

 but also relevant are:


 so if I am the author of the GPLed software it seems that I'm able
 to give an exception and link against a non GPL lib.

If you want your program to link against a library not covered by the system
library exception, you need to provide permission to do that. 


 Best regards,

 Alessandro Zummo,
  Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy


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