[En-Nut-Discussion] Stellaris Licences, was: Re: Ethernut on TI's ...

Ole Reinhardt ole.reinhardt at embedded-it.de
Sat Nov 3 01:08:16 CET 2012

Hi All,

> I downloaded the headers from
> http://www.ti.com/tool/cmsis_dsp_headers,
> and, in fact, peeking into the zip file you see " legally binding
> agreement", "sole purposes of designing and developing object and executable
> versions", "You shall maintain the source code versions of the Licensed 
> Materials under password control protection" and much more to scare you.
> So I think it's a NO-NO to use their headers and my conclusion would be to
> at least suspend such a port until they change their mind.

I had a look into the TI sources as well. For me it looks that they
don't even know themselves what they want. The C files include the ARM
license header (which is compatible to the BSD), the header does not
include any copyright header but there is this LICENSE.html...

Currently I see only one way to clerify this situation. I will get in
contact with TI and try to get an official permission to use the code in

Best regards,



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