[ros-users] [Orocos-users] [release] orocos_tools 0.1.0 and orocos_controllers 0.1.0

Josh Faust jfaust at willowgarage.com
Mon Nov 15 22:03:24 UTC 2010

> - most files do not contain any license information; if you make
>   Orocos-derived work (which you do, I think, and which is, of course,
>   allowed and even stimulated) you are bound by using the same license as
> the
>   work you derive from; and in the case of Orocos that is LGPL and not BSD
>   (most of the time).

This is definitely *not* a derived work.  He is using Orocos as a library.
 The whole point of the LGPL is to allow others to use your library without
binding them to your license.

It would be a derived work if he had modified Orocos itself and released it.

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