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Re: CodeSourcery's licensing of newlib files
- From: Gregory Fong <gregory dot 0xf0 at gmail dot com>
- To: freddie_chopin <freddie_chopin at op dot pl>
- Cc: "newlib at sourceware dot org" <newlib at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2013 13:09:15 -0700
- Subject: Re: CodeSourcery's licensing of newlib files
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On Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 6:03 AM, freddie_chopin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Currently I have an opportunity to work with CodeSourcery's ARM toolchains in the "full" (paid) version. The thing that caught my eye is the strange license of the header files, that are - of course - newlib files...
> /* This file is part of the CodeSourcery C Library (CSLIBC).
> Copyright (c) 2009 CodeSourcery, Inc.
> THIS FILE CONTAINS PROPRIETARY, CONFIDENTIAL, AND TRADE SECRET
> INFORMATION OF CODESOURCERY AND/OR ITS LICENSORS.
> and so on... Can they attach sth like that to newlib's files?
Yes, that's permitted under the BSD license.