[oclug] GPL on non-code

Adrian Irving-Beer wisq-oclug at wisq.net
Mon Apr 11 16:40:28 EDT 2005


On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 07:33:28AM -0500, Stephen M. Webb wrote:

> > Can the GPL apply in general to binary pictures?  Can it apply
> > when the software used is non-GPL-compatible?  If not, can the
> > LGPL be used there?  GFDL?
>
> I think that's pretty much what the GFDL was intended for.
> <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/licenses.html#FDL>

Great; sounds like I'll use that when release time comes.

> Did you know graphvis is now available in a Free version?  You can
> now use it to generate images without fear of the Free Thought
> Police swooping down.

Interesting.  My Debian package has indeed moved out of non-free, and
I didn't even notice.  There's a weight off my shoulders. ;)

Thanks for the info.
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