Licensing Issues

Hamda Binte Ajmal hamda.binte.ajmal at
Tue Jun 30 12:07:46 UTC 2015

Pascal J. Bourguignon <pjb at ...> writes:

> Thank you for your detailed reply.
The lisp code is 100% independent code, it has nothing to do with ABCL.
ABCL is ONLY used to (compiled and then) load these lisp files into Java 
Lisp files have to be released as well as we have the project to be open 
> Hamda Binte Ajmal
> <hamda.binte.ajmal at ...> writes:
> It depends if your lisp code + abcl is a derived work of abcl or not.
> If your lisp code is 100% conforming code, and therefore can be run
> unchanged on other CL implementations, you have a good argument that 
> doesn't make a derived work of abcl, and therefore it's not covered by
> the GPL.
> On the other hand, if your lisp code uses ABCL specific features, then
> it will probably constitute a derived work of ABCL, and will be 
> by the GPL.

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