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Re: Library License


How about a cheating girlfriend who you decide to forgive because she
is too gorgeous for you to let her go ?

just kidding mate

On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 6:00 PM, Karl Schmidt <karl@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> There is a very easy solution to all this - use the LGPL for anything that
> gets distributed with kicad and don't think or talk about it any more. -
> Ever.
> Here is why - no single symbol or footprint design would be protected in
> court in the real world other than if the whole body of work (the complete
> libraries) were lifted.  The use in a design is derivative work thus free to
> be used.
> In the mean time this thread is distracting from activities that would
> actually advance kicad. Non of us will get the time wasted thinking about
> this back at the end of our lives.  If I can spend the rest of my life
> without having to talk to another lawyer about IP property, I would consider
> that a great victory.
> Don't get stuck in the tar trap. It is a 'motivational energy sink'.  No
> good will come of it. It is like a cheating girl friend - just move on -
> don't look back.  Or Cancer - cut it  off and live life. Don't let this
> steal your time...
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