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Re: OpenMP licensing problem: a solution
- From: Mike Stump <mrs at apple dot com>
- To: Biagio Lucini <lucini at phys dot ethz dot ch>
- Cc: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, gomp at nongnu dot org, gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2004 15:52:06 -0800
- Subject: Re: OpenMP licensing problem: a solution
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Nov 23, 2004, at 12:16 AM, Biagio Lucini wrote:
I have made an enquiry to the OpenMP ARB, appended is the answer I
My understanding of the meaning of "public domain" is that we are free
to put the code under GPL+exceptions.
My take, I think their email reply is evidence that they have no clue
what-so-ever. I'd suggest that you ask them a yes or no question, and
that you accept no another answer other than yes or no. Now, as to the
question, can I do X, where X is all the code that you think might
infringe. Also, bear in mind, what the person says has no legal
weight, if they person you are talking to has no legal standing.
If you don't get satisfaction from them, then, I'd bump you to the
FSF's lawyer on how to handle this. Standard clean room techniques