Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of TapWindowsLicenseChange


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Timestamp:
07/15/14 13:48:00 (4 years ago)
Author:
dgollub
Comment:

Adding additional proposal which should be used additional to the KVM/SPICE amendemt

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  • TapWindowsLicenseChange

    v3 v4  
    2727Dgollub (IRC) suggested adding the following, based on discussions with his (company's) legal councellors:
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    29 "I think the relevant language that TAP should add to theirs would be more along the lines of the OpenSSL exception (that the TAP licensors grant a special exception to GPL to link against the windows driver code and distribute the work without subjecting the Windows code to the GPL).  This language would go into the header of the copy of GPL that they supply with their software."
     29"I think the relevant language that TAP should add to theirs would be more along the lines of the OpenSSL exception (that the TAP licensors grant a special exception to GPL to link against the windows driver code and distribute the work without subjecting the Windows code to the GPL).  This language would go into the header of the copy of GPL that they supply with their software.":
     30
     31{{{
     32 /*
     33  * In addition, as a special exception, the copyright holders give
     34  * permission to link the code of this program with certain software
     35  * included in the Microsoft(R) Windows Driver Kit (WDK), and distribute
     36  * linked combinations including the two.
     37  *
     38  * You must obey the GNU General Public License in all respects
     39  * for all of the code used other than WDK code.  If you modify
     40  * file(s) with this exception, you may extend this exception to your
     41  * version of the file(s), but you are not obligated to do so.  If you
     42  * do not wish to do so, delete this exception statement from your
     43  * version.  If you delete this exception statement from all source
     44  * files in the program, then also delete it here.
     45 */
     46}}}