[PD] Legal restrictions for apps

Rich E reakinator at gmail.com
Sun Oct 6 06:07:23 CEST 2013

AFAIK, [expr]/[expr~] are not built into any libpd produced binaries, nor
any other GPL/LGPL components.  The user has to opt into those by adding
them to their project.

So you should be good.

On Thu, Oct 3, 2013 at 11:30 AM, Dan Wilcox <danomatika at gmail.com> wrote:

> If your using libpd, you can simple remove the pure-data/extra/expr~
> folder and com[ile it without expr.
> On Oct 3, 2013, at 10:58 PM, Tony Hillerson <tony.hillerson at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> Ok, great. That's helpful everyone, thank you.
> --
> Tony Hillerson
> On Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 18:35 PM, Dan Wilcox wrote:
> My approach with PdParty so far is:
> - GPL source code is incompatible with the Apple App Store due to the
> static linking requirement which means you cannot distribute GPL libs as
> dynamic libs which can be updated or replaced by the user
> - GPL patches are fine, they are text files which are not compiled into
> your app binary so can be freely replaced, I expose all of the GPL patches
> I use to the user so they can modify or update them to satisfy the
> distribution requirement of the GPL
> - I leave out [expr] & [expr~] for now. The license in the expr src folder
> is LGPL, but the license in the source headers is GPL and the following is
> printed to console when first loading the external: "expr, expr~, fexpr~
> version 0.4 under GNU General Public License ". I will leave it out until
> those parts of the code are explicitly changed. If this has already
> happened, then we need to merge in those changes to libpd. So far, as
> Miller suggests, I've been replacing [expr] with regular math objects.
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