[linux-audio-dev] Lionstracs / Linux Audio at Musikmesse report
marpet at naex.sk
Thu Apr 8 02:08:34 UTC 2004
On Wed, 2004-04-07 at 21:29, will at malefactor.org wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 01:57:32AM +0200, Marek Peteraj wrote:
> > > Companies using Linux in musical gear besides Lionstracs: Plugzilla (a
> > > rack that can play VSTs), Muse Receptor (similar concept), Hartman
> > > Neuron (a synth). Unfortunately the others are based on pretty
> > > closed design and most don't even tell you that's based on Linux.
> > > Perhaps their attitude will change
> > > in future.
> > I just quickly checked their sites, and there's indeed absolutely no
> > mention of using Linux. If they're all indeed using Linux, then it's an
> > obvious breach of the GPL license.
> > Marek
> IIRC, they only have to provide the sources to people who buy the
The GPL explicitly states:
'to give _any_ third party ... a complete machine-readable copy of the
corresponding source code ...'
> They aren't obligated to put a "powered by linux" banner on
> their site,
It all depends on how you want to comply to Section 1, in case you want
to comply. ;)
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