[PD] Legal restrictions for apps

Dan Wilcox danomatika at gmail.com
Sun Jan 26 20:26:34 CET 2014

Howdy Miller, 

Sorry to bring this up again. The license in the expr source code headers has been updated to LGPL, but I just noticed the post in vexp_if.c line 386 still reads:

"expr, expr~, fexpr~ version %s under GNU General Public License  ".

On Oct 5, 2013, at 8:53 PM, Dan Wilcox <danomatika at gmail.com> wrote:

> Awesome, thank you. I'm glad we could figure it out. I remember checking a few times and we discussed this in libpd. I kept getting confused by the different licenses.
> On Oct 6, 2013, at 3:55 AM, Miller Puckette <msp at ucsd.edu> wrote:
>> OK... done and pushed to git repo.
>> cheers
>> M
>> On Sat, Oct 05, 2013 at 12:18:23PM -0700, Miller Puckette wrote:
>>> Hmm... Looking back in the git repo i saw:
>>> commit 42f3e5f8dbc60ad644e9f8a1c5b61d1847e19470
>>> Author: Miller Puckette <msp at ucsd.edu>
>>> Date:   Thu Nov 3 11:40:35 2011 -0700
>>>    change expr~ source to LGPL license (with IRCAM"s permission :)
>>> I had quite forgotten about this (and still can't remember this ever having happened)
>>> but here's the e-mail I got from Shahrokh:
>>>> On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 02:50:53AM -0700, Shahrokh Yadegari wrote:
>>>>> Dear Max and Miller,
>>>>> I got news from IRCAM that they are willing to release expr code on LGPL.
>>>>> Will that solve the current licensing problems?
>>>>> Max, could you communicate to the list and let me know what they think
>>>> about
>>>>> this. I hope this helps.
>>>>> thanks,
>>>>> Shahrokh
>>> So I think we're in the clear (although I hope Shahrokh kept the mail from
>>> IRCAM authorizing this!)
>>> I'll go on and change the source over here so that it appears in the git repo.
>>> (This will take some time as I first want to merge my 0.45 fixes into 'master'.)
>>> cheers
>>> Miller

Dan Wilcox

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