[linux-audio-user] nice piano

Lars Luthman lars.luthman at gmail.com
Fri Dec 15 03:09:24 EST 2006

On Fri, 2006-12-15 at 07:45 +0000, James Stone wrote:
> LS will work with proper 32 bit samples now. It used to read 32
> bit but play them back at 16 bit. The new license that Mark
> refers to is a modification of the GPL fobidding the use of the
> code in commercial hardware or software projects without the
> consent of the authors. This is what they say on the FAQ:
> >Can I use LinuxSampler for commercial music production?
> >
> >Hell, yes! Every indirect commercial usage of LinuxSampler, which
> >essentially means using its audio output, can of course be used
> >in commercial applications like music productions, live shows,
> >etc. Don't get us wrong, with the mentioned commercial exception
> >we don't want to restrict the normal user / musician, we just
> >want to avoid somebody to directly make money with our work, that
> >is by selling our software in a sampler product like a sampler +
> >sample library bundle, a hardware sampler or something
> >equivalent, at least not without giving something back to the
> >open source Community. 

Nice to see that they cleared that up, but it's still sad that you can't
steal code from LinuxSampler and mix it with pure GPL code to make a new
GPL program.

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