[PD] Can you close source of Pd patches (for commercial development)?

Roman Haefeli reduzent at gmail.com
Tue May 10 16:38:22 CEST 2016

On Sat, 2016-05-07 at 16:13 +0000, Jonathan Wilkes via Pd-list wrote:
> Hi Matti,
> Pd Vanilla has a 3-clause BSD license.  This license allows you 
> to use the code in proprietary software and distribute binaries
> without 
> also distributing the corresponding source code.
> It also allows you to make changes/improvements to the code without 
> sharing them back with the community.
> As for external libraries-- it depends on how they are licensed.  Some
> are 
> licensed GPL, which doesn't allow you to do what you're asking.

I'm just curious: If I implemented a way to close-source Pure Data
patches, would I violate the GPL if I ship:

 * Pd as a binary
 * the GPL'd externals as binary with their source code and License
 * my closed-source patch

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