[erlang-questions] linkedin driver licence question
Tue Apr 1 04:02:31 CEST 2008
--- Matthew Dempsky <> wrote:
> > If I develope a linkedin driver which use a GPL library, I don't have
> > to publish source of my programs which use this driver, correct? I
> > will only have to publish source for the driver (because Erlang
> > already is open source)?
> You should be aware that the Erlang Public License is incompatible
> with the GPL. You'll have legal trouble if your linked-in driver is
> considered a derivative work of both the Erlang runtime and that GPL
> library. See http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#GPLPluginsInNF
> for some more information.
Hmmm... Does erlang consider a linked-in driver to be a work derived from
Has this question been formally (and legally) answered anywhere?
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