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Re: encore une couche (was: Re: [f-cpu] License issues GPL/LGPL and Juergen Goeritz' SoC)


nicO wrote:
> Yann Guidon a écrit :
> <..>
> > If Ray wants to integrate his core _inside_ the f-cpu core, he HAS to divulgue the
> > source. However i believe he's smart enough to find a work-around, like mapping
> > his I/O in uncachable memory so you access the functionality outside of the core.
> > I believe that some people are smart, yes :-) at least enough to find solutions
> > like that.
> ??? Not really. If it's on the same chip, you loose the benefit of the
> HDL (Timing marging wider,...). That's not so smart.

the limits are too fuzzy for me... i prefer to not have an opinion,
instead of jumping into the debate and provoke damage.

> > > If they want to use fcpu, they should release under the GPL code. Great for us !
> > release what ? the modified source.
> No the code of the coprocessor.
what is the difference ?
if the coprocessor is inside the core, yes, if it is interfaced using the standard
extensions, i see no problem.

I hope that we will find some help soon. APRIL, GAOS, CCC ?...
We will discuss about this next time we meet (soon).

> <..>
thanks :-)

> nicO
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