Licensing issues

Scott Cutler scott at
Wed Sep 26 04:41:12 UTC 2012

Understood--thanks.  I am not looking for legal advice, just reasonable
confidence that I won't be responsible for a "diplomatic incident".  I
don't want to make enemies with a simple software release.

- Scott

On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 9:34 PM, Sylvain Munaut <246tnt at> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 12:30 AM, Scott Cutler <scott at>
> wrote:
> > Do you have suggestions, then, as to the approach I should take?  I plan
> on
> > using a GPL-compatible license eventually, but the code isn't ready for
> that
> > yet, and I'd like to head off any licensing issues in advance.  What
> about
> > interfacing only with ExtIO?  So far, I have avoided that option because
> > I've only had access to rtlsdr devices.
> ExtIO would be acceptable if you don't distribute it bundled with it.
> rtl_tcp is the completely isolated way.
> Cheers,
>     Sylvain
> PS: Of course this does not constitute legal advice and only represent
> my personal opinion and I don't represent all the copyright owners ...
> (I mean how could I ? Realtek owns some of the code in there AFAIK
> ...)
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