3DSMAX plugins licenses issue

Loic Dachary loic at gnu.org
Wed Mar 6 10:26:08 UTC 2002

Karin Kosina writes:
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 > ### Loic Dachary [Tue, Mar 05, 2002 at 01:52:31PM +0100]
 > >	In the case of the 3DSMAX plugin, it may (not sure) very well
 > > be the case that the binary contains some program and data that were
 > > extracted from the 3DSMAX distribution during the compilation/linking
 > > process and therefore subject to the same licensing terms.
 > Oh, I see. Thanks a lot for the explanation. 
 > I thought that "plugin" meant "dynamically loadable piece of object code
 > that is independent of the application" (like it does on Mac OS X... I
 > guess I've done too much development[*] on that platform recently...)

	In theory it should be independant, yes. In practice it is unclear
and that's part of the problem.


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