[fpc-pascal] Name for our license

Joost van der Sluis joost at cnoc.nl
Mon Jun 22 16:01:08 CEST 2009

Op zaterdag 20-06-2009 om 16:25 uur [tijdzone +0200], schreef Jonas
> On 20 Jun 2009, at 16:15, Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho wrote:
> > Modified LGPL just isn't good enought, because it's not unique enough.
> > Modified in which way? By who?
> >
> > I would like to have a name for our license, what do you think? I  
> > suggest:
> >
> > * Free Pascal LGPL --> shortened to FPLGPL
> I think that would be a bad name, because
> a) there is nothing specific to the FPC project about this license
> b) many other projects also use this form of licensing (just google  
> for "lgpl static linking exception" without the quotes)

This exception is often called the "classpath exception". So the license
we use already has a name. 

> Simply "LGPL with static linking exception" seems fine to me as a  
> description.

That's also clear enough.


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