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Subject: Re: Archos Multimedia detailed hardware information
From: Paul Robins (paul_at_randompc.com)
Date: 2003-01-05


No, the GPL license explicitly states any GPL code makes the application
it's included within GPL

There are exceptions though
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joaquim Carvalho" <jdc_at_x64.com>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Sunday, January 05, 2003 12:18 AM
Subject: Re: Archos Multimedia detailed hardware information

> On Sat, 2003-01-04 at 23:47, Joaquim Carvalho wrote:
> > On Sat, 2003-01-04 at 18:18, Greg Haerr wrote:
> > > > The device uses the Texas Instruments TMS320DSC21 ARM+DSP processor
and
> > > > probably runs the OpenSource OS DSPLinux
> > >
> > > This was announced by RidgeRun, Inc., but if I'm not mistaken,
> > > they've ran out of money and are no longer in business. Does
> > > anybody know where this source code is?
> >
> > I looked on the net for quite a while but could not find it available
> > for download. It's strange how some OpenSource projects vanish in thin
> > air. According to Texas Instruments:
> >
> > "Also available from Spectrum Digital is a bundled DSPLinux" C5471 EVM
> > package with the RidgeRun" DSPLinux development and Operating System
> > Platform, Board Support Package (BSP), and integrated emulation."
> > http://www-s.ti.com/sc/psheets/sprt239/sprt239.pdf
> >
> > Regards,
> > Joaquim Carvalho
> >
> >
>
> ...the korean dsplinux site is selling it:
> http://www.dsplinux.co.kr/products/pricing/
>
> dsplinux.net is dead but the time machine can help:
> http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://dsplinux.net
> http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://ridgerun.com
>
> Can a company base a product on GPL code, not release it as GPL and get
> away with it?
>
>
>



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