Am I allowed to static link it? (was: Help with dlopen and friends)

Shachar Shemesh wine-devel at
Thu May 22 23:23:29 CDT 2003

Shachar Shemesh wrote:

> The static link question seems simple enough. I know that Mozilla uses 
> ICU, and I think OpenOffice does too. Both of them don't have a 
> runtime dependancy on it (or else it would be available for redhat, 
> right?). This means they either static link it or imported the sources 
> into their app.

Their license is an X type license. I'm only distributing, not merging, 
so there is no "derived work" issues here. There are documentation 
issues, perhaps.

Shachar Shemesh
Open Source integration consultant
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