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GNU Lesser General Public License

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  1. designed as a compromise between the strong-copyleft GNU General Public License or GPL and permissive licenses such as the BSD licenses and the MIT License

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  2. written in 1991 (and updated in 1999, and again in 2007) by Richard Stallman, with legal advice from Eben Moglen

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  3. places copyleft restrictions on the program itself but does not apply these restrictions to other software that merely links with the program

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  4. There are, however, certain other restrictions on this software

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  5. The main difference between the GPL and the LGPL is that the latter can be linked to (in the case of a library, 'used by') a non-(L)GPLed program, which may be free software or proprietary software

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