[oe] OpenEmbedded and the Yocto Project
philip at balister.org
Sat Nov 6 22:01:19 CET 2010
On 11/06/2010 01:26 PM, Cliff Brake wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 12:07 PM, Richard Purdie<rpurdie at rpsys.net> wrote:
>> So what do I mean by hard? First there are the conversations with your
>> legal department where some questions arise:
>> * How do you ensure license compliance?
>> * When someone makes a change, how do you know the license is still
>> * You've mixing GPLv2 and v3? How are you ensuring no contamination?
>> <cue a long discussion which I'd bet most companies have>
> Is GPLv3 the issue here with patent, DMC, and Tivoization issues? Is
> the solution to simply not have GPLv3 software in a device?
> Are there other license issues that companies are worried about?
Cliff, I think each company has it's own licensing issues. The important
thing for OE is to make sure our license fields are accurate.
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