Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 29th Sep 2007 21:24 UTC, submitted by Kishe
GNU, GPL, Open Source "A research firm serving the mobile phone industry has published an 18-page whitepaper about open source licensing. Entitled 'GPLv2 vs. GPLv3', the paper examines the meteoric rise of open source software, and the forces that shaped each license, before concluding with an extremely detailed point-by-point comparison."
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The generally accepted best practice is that a derivative work is not created when statically linking GPL software to non-GPL software. However there is no clear agreement within the FOSS community regarding dynamically linking of GPL software to non-GPL software.

I thought it was the reverse? Dynamic linking is not a derivative work, but static linking is. isn't it?

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