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Re: st: Stata plugin interface: what's the license?


From   "Anders Alexandersson" <andersalex@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Stata plugin interface: what's the license?
Date   Fri, 31 Aug 2007 11:17:50 -0400

The most free formal license that I'm aware of is GPL version 3, see
http://www.fsf.org/news/gplv3_launched.

Anders Alexandersson
andersalex@gmail.com

Alan Riley <ariley@stata.com> wrote:
> Andrew Chadwick (andrew.chadwick@ceu.ox.ac.uk) is using Stata
> plugins as described at
>
>    http://www.stata.com/plugins/
>
> and wants to know what the terms are of the license for
> the "stplugin.h" and "stplugin.c" files available from
> the above URL which are used to create Stata plugins:
>
> > We're developing a plugin[1] for Stata using the SPI[2], and we'd like
> > to distribute it via our servers in case anyone else might find it
> > useful. Right now, we're in the process of choosing a suitable Open
> > Source license, and it would be useful to us if we could know:
> >
> >   - The full text of the license covering stplugin.h and stplugin.c
> >
> >   - Whether we can distribute the two files with our plugin, and how we
> >     might go about that
>
>
> The answer is that we have not attached a formal license
> to those files, and they are intended to be freely used and
> redistributed. [...]
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