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LLVM 2.8 Released
on Thu 7th Oct 2010 19:10 UTC, submitted by
LLVM 2.8 has been released. The
describe this new, ehm, release in greater detail, so head on over and give it a read.
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RE: Software Patents ?
on Thu 7th Oct 2010 20:56 UTC in reply to "
Software Patents ?
What about software patents ?
The LLVM license allows closed source components to be created and used. However, the main project is committed to open source and requires anyone making contributions to sign a patent agreement:
They've actually already removed some code from llvm that infringed on a non-contributors patent. Hopefully their diligence will pay off and software patents wont be a major problem for them. It would be lovely if they weren't a problem in general. ;o)
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