[PD] pd-extended license WAS: Keyboard shortcuts for "nudge", "done editing"

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Wed Sep 28 15:10:26 CEST 2011

On Sep 28, 2011, at 1:47 AM, Chris McCormick wrote:

> Hi Hans,
> On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 05:32:14PM -0400, Hans-Christoph Steiner  
> wrote:
>> On Sep 27, 2011, at 4:53 PM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
>>> Le 2011-09-27 à 16:41:00, Hans-Christoph Steiner a écrit :
>>>> No one is talking about relicensing.  BSD, MIT, Tcl, LGPL, etc. are
>>>> compatible with GPLv3, that means you can include code with those
>>>> licenses into a GPLv3 project and that is allowed.  Then the whole
>>>> project is GPLv3.
>>> You mean that the whole project is GPLv3-compatible, or that it is
>>> GPLv3 ?
>>> If it is the latter, then when do the GPLv3's obligations ever apply
>>> to me when I do whatever with Pd-extended ?
>> I think you need to read up on how licenses work, its a bit off topic
>> here.  But yes, Pd-extended is GPLv3 as a whole.

What I mean to say is that I don't have the time right know to explain  
the details of how licensing works in regards to Pd-extended.  But  
there are many sources of that information.

> IANAL but I think Mathieu is correct. Software licenses apply to  
> specific source code and binaries. I think you need to distinctly  
> specify that the parts you have contributed (e.g. those patches in  
> your git branch that you apply to Vanilla BSD as well as whatever  
> TCL code you have added, as well as any externals you have written  
> that aren't already licensed) are GPLv3.
> Hm, wait a second. Maybe the pd-extended binary can be licensed  
> GPLv3 which might be what you mean.

That is what I mean.  I also mean that if you use Pd-extended as a  
whole, then it is GPLv3.  The Pd-extended source code includes all of  
the licenses files of the included subprojects, fulfilling the  
requirements of BSD, MIT, etc.



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