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Re: changes made/thanks (re hardware designs)
Your recent reply to the openip group's license seems to suggest you may
have dropped the 'may do some good' aspect of your views;
If that is what it suggests to you, You must have completely
misunderstood what I wrote. Here is what I wrote:
>This draft license has a fundamental problem, in that it tries to
>cover activities that copyright does not apply to: building hardware
>from a schematic. Copyright does not apply to circuits.
As you see, I did not say ANYTHING about whether copylefting HDL
designs or printed circuit layouts is good or bad. I said that
copyright does not apply to circuits. I was not talking about HDL
designs or printed circuit layouts. Those are not the same as
circuits--not legally, anyway.
If you do not think very precisely about these issues,
you will misunderstand everything. And if you criticize
me based on the misunderstanding, you will be doing me
a severe injustice.