[linux-audio-dev] fst, VST 2.0, kontakt
drobilla at connect.carleton.ca
Sat Jul 1 19:51:48 UTC 2006
On Sat, 2006-07-01 at 20:33 +0100, Bob Ham wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-07-01 at 23:53 +0700, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> > Dave Robillard wrote:
> > > On Sat, 2006-07-01 at 17:43 +0200, Luis Garrido wrote:
> > >>> LinuxSampler is not free software or open source software.
> > >>>
> > >> (sigh, must we, really?)
> > >>
> > >> It depends on who you choose to side with.
> > It's just using a modified GPL License which isn't clearly labelled as
> > such.
> According to this URL
> I have permission to use that particular file under the GPL, or (at my
> option) any later version. Looking through a few other files and I see
> I have the same permissions for those. Seems to be open source *and*
> free software *and* released under the GPL *and* free-as-in-beer.
Definitely, at the end of the day there is no way in hell their
"exception" would hold up in court, since they basically just mention it
in passing on the web page.
Regardless of what way the license goes, it definitely needs to be
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