[ILUG] Header files and GPL
frank.duignan at gmail.com
Fri Jan 16 16:27:52 GMT 2009
2009/1/16 <paul at clubi.ie>
> On Fri, 16 Jan 2009, Frank Duignan wrote:
> No money involved - safe way to go is to ask the chip manufacturers I
>> suppose. If they are anti gpl then there a public domain release might suit
>> though I would prefer GPL.
> Just copy the constants and interface definitions to a new header file.
> Public domain, GPL, etc.. do not apply to non-expressive, factual matter
> such as those.
> Paul Jakma paul at clubi.ie paul at jakma.org Key ID: 64A2FF6A
> Your reasoning is ............................. (fill in the blank)
> - Russell King on the linux-arm mailing list
Ok, my level of interaction with the header files in question is just
symbolic names for registers and masks (no functions). Based on what's been
said I'll just construct a reduced size header file with only the constants
I need. If register names are not copyrightable then there should be no
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