[Sidefx-houdini-list] GPL code was Siggraph & Maya..
edward at sidefx.com
Wed Aug 19 11:51:37 EDT 2009
Moritz Moeller wrote:
> There is VLC, the free movie player that plays (almost) anything.
> This is OSS. Why not base the COP on the VLC source and make this one
> single COP OSS to comply with VLC's license (GPL)?
I think you're misunderstanding the requirements of GPL. As I understand
it, any code that uses GPL code in the SAME PROCESS, must also be GPL.
If I'm correct, asking for a COP based on GPL code will require all of
Houdini's source code be made freely available.
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