Updates to swox.com/gmp/devel/

Vincent Lefevre vincent+gmp at vinc17.org
Thu Jan 4 11:33:25 CET 2007

On 2007-01-04 01:33:15 +0100, Torbjorn Granlund wrote:
> I've made several updates to the GPL code at swox.com/gmp/devel/ in
> the last days.
> It is important to remember that this code is released under the GPL
> during the development process.  This is done to prevent producers of
> non-free programs that use GMP from taking advantage of the

But it should be noted that as a side effect, all the *free* programs
that are distributed under a licence not compatible with the GPL (i.e.
almost all the other licences) can't take advantage of the development
code either (unless one accepts to do a fork).

> development code.  Several huge corporations base their non-free
> key products on GMP, but contribute absolutely nothing back.

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