[cairo] Re: License for cairo changed to LGPL

Jost Boekemeier jost2345 at yahoo.de
Fri Aug 13 11:29:52 PDT 2004

> I also want to point out that even if you followed 
> the rules of the LGPL, I would think the practical 
> ability of the end user to "relink with a new 
> version" is almost nil.

And?  The LGPL is not for end users. It's to help

> I very much recommend the "GPL with exception that 
> lets you use the code 
> without modifying it for any purpose"

Based on a misunderstanding what the (L)GPL is.  And
btw, your license proposal will not work anyway; it
does not define what "static linking" is and how to
identify your work within the compound work. 



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