Re: [linux-audio-dev] GPL concerns

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To: The Linux Audio Developers' Mailing List <linux-audio-dev@...>
Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2005 - 12:09 pm

On Wed, 06 Apr 2005 00:31:15 -0500
Shane wrote:

> Hey everyone. I have a bland but important question for everyone. Say

Yes.

> 2) if it is how tolerant would

If any of my code is involved, I will prusue the matter.

> 3) if I were asked to sign such a NDA would that document

The GPL is pretty clear about this. The GPL comes into action when
the binaries or code derived from GPL code is **distributed**.
That means that you and the company can hack on whatever GPL code
you like as long as they don't release a binary (under NDA or not).

Erik
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[linux-audio-dev] GPL concerns, Shane, (Wed Apr 6, 8:31 am)
Re: [linux-audio-dev] GPL concerns, Erik de Castro Lopo, (Wed Apr 6, 12:09 pm)