[Mono-dev] Off topic: Reflection and Licensing question

Ernesto equistango at gmail.com
Thu Apr 30 10:19:28 EDT 2009

Le 30/04/2009 01:28, Piotr Zurek a écrit :
> Hey guys,
> On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 16:03, Michael B. Trausch<mbt at zest.trausch.us>  wrote:
>> On Wed, 29 Apr 2009 19:12:41 -0400
>> Miguel de Icaza<miguel at novell.com>  wrote:
>>> Loading GPL code into a proprietary application is not allowed by the
>>> GPL.    You can do that in the privacy of your home, but you can not
>>> redistribute this configuration without infringing the license.
>> I am not sure what you mean by that.  Linking GPL code into a
>> proprietary application is certainly not permitted.  If I author a
>> proprietary application and I link against a library that is GPL, then
>> I must either retain the application in-house and never distribute it,
>> or I must distribute it under the GPL when I _do_ distribute it.  Since
>> the GPL's effects only kick in upon distribution, and not usage, this
>> makes sense.
> I propose to take this discussion to comp.software.licensing where you
> can find endless threads about those issues. Quick search of that
> group for just GPL: http://tinyurl.com/d7pdjq .

Yes. I just didn't find anything specifically about reflection and I 
didn't know where exactly reflection fell.

Thanks everyone for your comments.


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