[ODE] Suggest a type of Licence for GIMPACT

gl gl at ntlworld.com
Thu Oct 26 11:19:12 MST 2006

> I thought LGPL allowed you to keep your source close
> even when you made a modification

>From the license at http://www.gnu.org/licenses/lgpl.html:

"4. You may copy and distribute the Library (or a portion or derivative of 
it, under Section 2) in object code or executable form under the terms of 
Sections 1 and 2 above **provided that you accompany it with the complete 
corresponding machine-readable source code**<snip>"

and from 6.1 a):
  a.. "a) Accompany the work with the complete corresponding 
machine-readable source code for the Library **including whatever changes 
were used in the work**"
So if you publish a project that uses it, you must publish its code 
(including your mods).

>  and you don't need to open your own code either.

Right, as long as you dynamically (DLL etc) link with it.  If you statically 
link, your code falls under the terms of the license and you must publish it 

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