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On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 12:14 PM, Grekim wrote:
Like many libraries, the ALSA library is released under the LGPL.
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On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 12:14 PM, Grekim=
Please, read the GPL again, all versions. GPLv3 in particular gives=
legal teams at places like the Free Software Foundation or the Electronic=
Freedom Foundation, the legal power, if you assign the copyrights to them=
(this is required so they have standing in a court of law to bring the suit=
in the first place), to go after the thieves and cheats. Generally they=20
get compliance with the GPL, but there have also been some cases where the=
violators have been fined some quite decent sums of money. You won't g=
much if anything, but rest assured, the thieves and cheats WILL be brought=
to heel, at no cost to you.
There are exceptions to that of course, does anyone here remember how much=
those 2 blackbox coders collected?
Thanks Gene.=A0=A0 I'm going to need to read that abo=
times before I get a full handle on it.=A0 But, in a moment of panic here
I am wondering if I am violating GPL by using some ALSA functions in my
code?Like many libraries, the ALSA l=
ibrary is released under the LGPL.=A0