[gmx-developers] DCD / Licence

Roland Schulz roland at utk.edu
Fri Jul 3 14:38:34 CEST 2009

On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 7:51 AM, David van der Spoel <spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se>wrote:

> Manuel Prinz wrote:
>> Hi Roland!
>>  Is it OK to add code which is under the University of Illinois Open
>>> Source
>>> License? It is GPL compatible so does not cause license conflicts?
>> Yes, it is. The FSF lists it in http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/ as
>> GPL compatible.
> It sounds like a good thing to have.
> However, what happens to this code if the rest of gromacs would become

LGPL is as far as I know the same as GPL besides the linking permission. So
that does not affect the license for that one source file. That one source
file would just stay licensed under  University of Illinois Open Source.


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