[ECOS] Project ideas for graduate course

Andrew Lunn andrew@lunn.ch
Wed Aug 1 12:31:00 GMT 2007

> Even _without_ all the license issues that would be a good thing.
> However, when we first implemented EML, the EtherCAT people were still
> working on conformance testing.

Is that now finished? Is it time for version 0.2 of the code with
extra conformance testing?

> Also note that the extra clause is an agreement between Beckhoff and
> the licensee (and FMTC has nothing to do with that agreement), that
> "protects" the licensee from patent claims covering the EtherCAT
> technology.

Maybe GPLv3 is the solution. That includes patent protection as far as
i understand. 


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