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RE: Reading NI TDMS files

From: Thomas Weber
Subject: RE: Reading NI TDMS files
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 21:23:18 +0100

Am Donnerstag, den 20.12.2007, 12:25 -0600 schrieb
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John W. Eaton [mailto:address@hidden 
> On 20-Dec-2007, David Bateman wrote:
> 1. The Octave code is distributed under the GPL and everything is OK.
> 2. I write an extension to link Octave to some proprietary code, say
> NI's DLL.  It may also have other uses.  This is perfectly OK as long as
> I don't distribute the result (in whatever sense the GPL means this),
> since I am free to use the Octave code in any way I like.  (I'm not
> actually going to do this.)
> 3. Now I decide to give the code I wrote to someone else.  Still should
> be OK, since it contains no GPL code, and I can distribute it under any
> license I like as long as I don't include it with Octave. 

If your code generates a .oct file, it could be regarded as a derived
work of Octave. This means you are *not* free to choose the license.


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