[sylpheed:35844] Re: Sylpheed

cgw993 at aol.com cgw993 at aol.com
Sat Nov 2 04:52:46 JST 2013

Does a group of code that has the license of LGPL, itself contain any non
free software? 

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From: sylpheed-bounces at sraoss.jp [mailto:sylpheed-bounces at sraoss.jp] On
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Sent: Friday, November 01, 2013 2:49 AM
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Subject: [sylpheed:35840] Re: Sylpheed

On Thu, 31 Oct 2013 22:19:34 -0700
<cgw993 at aol.com> wrote: 

> Sylpheed consists on two parts:
> - Sylpheed frontend (UI, controller, etc.) is under the GPLv2+.
> - LibSylph (library for e-mail and common utilities) is under the
> LGPLv2+.
> LibSylph is designed with being used as a standalone library in mind.

The LGPLv2+ of libsylph means it can be used in the proprietary, commercial
apps, such as Sylpheed-Pro, whereas Claws Mail, being GPLv3, means it

with regards


It isn't worth a nickel to two guys like you or me, but to a collector it is
worth a fortune 

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