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Subject: Re: Usage of egtb.cpp in GPL software (Amy, ExChess, ...)

Author: Eugene Nalimov

Date: 11:17:41 12/05/00

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Author of Amy contacted me, and I wrote to him that he can include the code in
his program, but I and Andrew Kadatch (author of decompression code) want to
keep the copyright on our code. So Thorsten Greiner said that he'll exclude this
code from the GPL.


On December 05, 2000 at 12:31:04, Gian-Carlo Pascutto wrote:

>On December 04, 2000 at 16:56:48, Eugene Nalimov wrote:
>>   "All rights reserved.  No part of this program may be reproduced in any
>>   form or by any means, for other than your personal use, without the
>>   express written permission of the author."
>>(end quote).
>Uhm if this is are your effective terms then I not see how Amy and
>ExChess can legally use that code and be distributed under GPL.
>Vincent should be absolutely ok to take the egtb code from either of
>those two and use it under the terms of the GPL. (which is probably
>not interesting to him as he sells his program) If he cannot legally
>do that, Amy and ExChess have a serious licensing problem.
>I would appreciate it if you would clear this out Eugene...what
>copyright/license rests on the egtb probing code? Do you accept
>distribution of your code under terms of the GPL? ( you cannot
>ask for written permission in that case )

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