[CLAM] ZIP files of CLAM applications source code + possibleadditions

Xavier Amatriain xamat at iua.upf.es
Fri Dec 23 11:39:08 PST 2005

This could be considered as a plug-in. In that case the gpl allows to
use non-gpl'd plug-ins as long as the communication is limited. See:


As I don't think we would really be covered by those limitations, the
other options would be to slightly modify the license of the Annotator
to allow for it as seen in: 


Note that this is allowed in the LGPL but it is also a common addition
to the GPL. Other Free licenses such as EPL (Eclipse Public Library)
allow this kind of behavior.

On Fri, 2005-12-23 at 11:38 +0100, Koen Tanghe wrote:
> As you know something about software licenses, may I ask you this
> question: 
> do you know if there exist licenses for a library that are compatible
> with 
> the GPL, and allow you to dynamically link non-open source code with
> GPL 
> software? This might be difficult from what I read... 

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