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Subject: Re: Gentlemen, we have SOUND! (part 2)

Re: Gentlemen, we have SOUND! (part 2)

From: David McIntyre <plughie_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-04-22

Actually, the prohibition against sale or commercial use is not
present in GPL. I think the AHX sources could be used for Rockbox, but
just under a seperate license.

On 4/22/05, BoD <BoD@jraf.org> wrote:
> Huemm.. IANAL, but I think "do whatever you like with the source" means
> "public domain", which means it can be used in a GPL project.
>
> BoD
>
> Jonas H. wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 20, 2005 at 08:22:39PM +0200, BoD wrote:
> >
> >>Mat Holton wrote:
> >>
> >>>Can't wait for _real_ SID emulation on iRiver.
> >>>Mind you, I actually have to buy one to _really_ enjoy the fact.
> >>
> >>I have to agree :))
> >>And ahx too.
> >
> >
> > About SID emulation: Noone's currently working on this. So jump in and
> > help out :) .. it's certainly a possibility.
> >
> > About AHX, things look a bit darker. I just searched around, and the
> > source I found on http://www.abyss-online.de/ and
> > http://xmms-ahx.sourceforge.net/ can not be used in projects using the
> > GPL (despite xmms-ahx claiming to be GPL). The core files are under the
> > following "license":
> >
> >
> >>do whatever you like with the sourc
> >>- DON'T sell them
> >>- DON'T claim they're yours.
> >>- DON'T use commercially.
> >>- bla..bla..
> >
> >
> > So to include AHX support, someone would have to talk to the authors
> > about relicensing as GPL.
> >
> >
> >
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