[PD] pd on ipad with externals
padawan12 at obiwannabe.co.uk
Tue Aug 10 19:44:09 CEST 2010
I wasn't aware that Apple are doing this.
This is interesting and important to me.
Frank and I are two of the principle authors
of rjlib (in fact there are many others including
Chris McCormick and many Pd artists who
have allowed their work to be incorporated into
the collection, all as GPL)
Every patch carries a prominent GPL notice.
On Tue, 10 Aug 2010 09:25:55 -0700 (PDT)
Jonathan Wilkes <jancsika at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- On Tue, 8/10/10, Frank Barknecht <fbar at footils.org> wrote:
> > From: Frank Barknecht <fbar at footils.org>
> > Subject: Re: [PD] pd on ipad with externals
> > To: pd-list at iem.at
> > Date: Tuesday, August 10, 2010, 12:53 PM
> > Hi,
> > On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 11:07:55AM +0100, João Pais
> > wrote:
> > > but to make patches run, they have to be programmed in
> > vanilla,
> > > right? and it's not possible to do reatime control
> > like input
> > > numbers, or anything more than the touchpad control?
> > >
> > > or is it possible to use pd-ext in the iphone or ipod
> > maxi?
> > As Cyrille wrote, it's mostly a political issue: AppStore
> > apps are
> > tied to the device and officially only available through
> > the AppStore.
> > This is some kind of DRM and many people don't consider it
> > compatible
> > with the GPL, at least not with the latest version.
> More specifically, the FSF considers the GPL incompatible with the
> ToS for the Itunes and App store:
> > To play it safe, the Pd in RjDj only contains the BSD parts
> > of Pd, no
> > [expr] etc. Some GPL stuff is included, like the rj
> > library, but that's
> > all written by Reality Jockey.
> What does authorship have to do with whether the Appstore ToS conflicts
> with the GPL?
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