[LAD] io GNU/Linux LiveDVD/USB ... 64-bit iso up :)

Brendan Jones brendan.jones.it at gmail.com
Tue Dec 31 17:32:00 UTC 2013

On 12/31/2013 06:08 PM, Paul Davis wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 31, 2013 at 12:26 PM, Dominique Michel
> <dominique.michel at vtxnet.ch <mailto:dominique.michel at vtxnet.ch>> wrote:
>     In gentoo, we have another politic with the licences. The free
>     licence are accepted by portage by default, and for the other licences,
>     the user must accept them on a per package basis. For linuxsampler,
>     both the portage versions and the pro-audio overlay live version are
>     considered as GPL2, as stated into the source code.
> It isn't clear that linuxsampler's license is legal. They use the GPL2
> and then add restrictions, which is prohibited by the GPL. It may or may
> not affect the license, but either way it is a wierd situation.

I think there is a definitive reason why upstream chose this path in 
this case. I'm not privy to this, but it is sad, because it is an 
awesome project, but we have to err on the side of freedom ...

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