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Re: Subject: [Discuss-gnuradio] APCO 25

From: Mark Smith
Subject: Re: Subject: [Discuss-gnuradio] APCO 25
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2003 21:37:15 -0800
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On Sat, Jan 18, 2003 at 09:18:05PM -0800, Seth David Schoen wrote:
> > If at all possible, the better answer is to get the patent holders to 
> > allow non-comercial use free of charge.  Then, there would be no problems
> > for someone like me to use the code, or better yet, help write the code.
> You should keep in mind that there is some difficulty in reconciling
> that arrangement with, say, the GPL (see its section 7).
> I still have some uncertainty about how to apply section 7 of the GPL
> to particular situations, and I'll probably ask the FSF to clarify
> their interpretation a little bit next week.

Ooo..  I hadn't thought at all about the GPL..  Yeah, that's going to 
make things "Interesting," in the Chinese Curse sorta way..


ps:  If you don't know what I mean by "...in the Chinese Curse sorta 
way,"  There is an ancient Chinese Curse, "May you live in interesting
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