Clarification on license for embedded/API use?

Benoit Boissinot bboissin at
Sun Sep 2 13:55:51 CDT 2007

On 9/1/07, Emanuele Aina <faina.mail at> wrote:
> John Labovitz ipotizzò:
> > I think this is an issue regardless of whether there's an
> > intermediate like my Objective-C wrapper framework (which I plan to
> > publish under some free license, LGPL or otherwise) or the
> > Mercurial's Python API is used directly.
> Yes. You can only use it from the command line (with pipes and whatnot)
> or writing a separate GPL-licensed daemon which listens for commands
> from your proprietary app.
I think a pipe/socket based API would be accepted in core hg.



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