[AMBER-Developers] Linking Amber and AmberTools together--GPL issues?

From: case <case.biomaps.rutgers.edu>
Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2011 09:56:49 -0400

On Sat, Nov 05, 2011, Timothy Giese wrote:

> If parts of AMBERTools were compiled with amber proper to create an
> amber executable in which both parts of code shared the same address
> space, then both AMBERTools and amber-proper are bound by the terms of
> the gpl.

Not quite: we actually offer AmberTools under a dual license. One is GPL
which is available to everyone. The second is to Amber, and authorizes
Amber to link AmberTools into the non-GPL Amber code.

It's actually rather common to have the same code licensed in two ways like


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