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Kororaa: Kororaa and the GPL--Update 1

May 22, 2006, 19:45 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Smart)

"I have been receiving lots of information which I have been sorting through, thank you to everyone who has emailed me (although I would have also thanked you personally via email). I contacted both ATI and nVidia for some clarification on particular issues, however neither have answered my questions. Nevertheless, this is what I have found so far.

"Essentially, if any program takes code from a GPL work and uses that code in its own program, then it must also be licensed under the GPL. Not only this, but a non-GPL program cannot link to a GPL program/library. If the nVidia and or ATI drivers do either of these two things, then they are in violation of the GPL if they themselves are not licensed under the GPL (which they are not)..."

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