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Re: Library License


if we look at what the GEDA guys do/did, I seem to understand that
they licensed everything (software and libraries) under GNU GPL:

Word-processor templates for open-source word processors are
open-source tools like LibreOffice could be distributed under GPL
without your final word-processor document having to be open source.

Library components for an EDA software tool can represent (and often
are) a great value and lots of work is often behind it. Such value
makes it is worth protecting the libs with a proper license.

I think we should continue this discussion without getting too excited.


On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 3:19 PM, Dick Hollenbeck <dick@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 03/22/2012 07:32 AM, Martin wrote:
>> I would highly recommend to avoid any copyright notices at all. Kicad is
>> OpenSource and all contributors working in the best meaning of the
>> OpenSource ideas. Introduction of copyright in any form may have fatal
>> impact to the future of this wonderful software.
>> Stop this thread, please!

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