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Yes, you can use an MIT-licensed library in an GPL-licensed application. The MIT license is a permissive license that is compatible with the GPL license, so there is no problem at all. When the library is used in the context of the GPL application, the GPL terms and conditions also apply to the library, but when the library is used independently from the GPL ...


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I agree with Philippe. However you should note, that newer OJDBC drivers (since 19.6) are under FUTC license according to: https://www.oracle.com/database/technologies/appdev/jdbc-ucp-19-7-c-downloads.html This is a non-clickthrough license. Therefore the artefacts are also available in public repositories (in contrast to the removed older versions). E.g. ...


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Judging by your last paragraph, the backend plugins are loaded as libraries into the application that contains your library. The GPL license considers that the application and all involved libraries are a single work and that the GPL terms and conditions must apply to every part of that work. As a consequence, if you distribute your library build with/...


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The requirement to have a copy of the MIT license and pytest copyrights only applies to those sites/repositories that actually host a copy of pytest itself. What many open-source projects do is that they don't contain the code for their dependencies, but only a configuration file that instructs a package manager to retrieve the relevant dependencies from the ...


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To quote from the MIT License: THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN ...


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