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Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] forced GPL in CGRAN? gr-ucla code in BBN repo not

From: Eric Blossom
Subject: Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] forced GPL in CGRAN? gr-ucla code in BBN repo not GPL?
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 13:07:57 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 03:15:41PM -0400, Brian Padalino wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 2:51 PM, Michael Dickens <address@hidden> wrote:
> > gr-ucla requires gnuradio-core, and hence is not a separate program by GPL's
> > definition.
> Doesn't this become a GNU Radio license issue then - not really a
> gr-ucla license issue?

It basically boils down to GPLv3 compliance.

> Source can be built without linking the object code with GNU Radio -
> it's a standalone piece.  That being said, it won't do anything
> interesting - but it is standalone.  Once you link against GNU Radio,
> then it becomes a GNU Radio licensing issue - but that shouldn't stop
> the author of the original source to have to worry about said
> licensing issues.

See my prior post in response to George with references to the GPLv3
and the compliance guide from the SFLC.


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