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Re: Linuxsampler license

On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 16:26:15 +0200, Göran Weinholt wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 13, 2005 at 05:54:35PM +0300, Harri Järvi wrote:

> > In addition there's a conflict between linuxsampler's aim to be an
> > opensource software, and the license used. Restricting commercial use
> > makes the software nonopensource by OSI definition and nonfree by Free
> > Software Foundation's Free Software definition.
> I think upstream only meant to make it clear to developers of
> proprietary software that they need to ask for a special license if
> they don't want to follow the GPL.

I wish it was so, but this is written on the project home page
at <http://www.linuxsampler.org/downloads.html>:


LinuxSampler is licensed under the GNU GPL license with the exception 
that COMMERCIAL USE of the souce code, libraries and applications is
NOT ALLOWED without prior written permission by the LinuxSampler 
authors. If you have questions on the subject please contact us."

Harri Järvi

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