YOCTO, IoT, and the GPLv3

IoT gadgets often only offer interfaces which do not allow to inspect or to modify their software. YOCTO tries to build specific software of IOT gadgets. And the GPLv3 requires that GPLv3 licensed software must be replaceable. So, we might ask, how YOCTO deals with this contradiction? → …

INSPECTION of 2019-06-30 with 0 comments

JNIZ – or how a licensing fails

. Currently I am reviewing music software, as for example JNIZ. It allows […] to build and to harmonize several voices according to the rules of classical harmony.” [1] Although it is hosted on SourceForge, its license is ‘strange’. And by this, the author finally violates the GPL. A paramount example: → …

INSPECTION of 2019-02-17 about , , etc. with 0 comments

Die Sache mit der Milch

oder Klaut Open Source Software in der Cloud die Open Source Software? 2012 diskutierten einige Open Source Adepten, ob Open Source Software in der Cloud  das Prinzip von ‘Open Source Software’ unterlaufe? Es ging um folgendes: → …

INSPECTION of 2012-07-23 about , etc. with 1 comment

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