[libre-riscv-dev] [Bug 179] openpower eula is out, needs review

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Fri Feb 14 20:08:13 GMT 2020


--- Comment #7 from Jacob Lifshay <programmerjake at gmail.com> ---
(In reply to Cole Poirier from comment #5)
> I thought we had decided to go with Libre-SOC over LibreSOC because of
> the unavailability of libresoc.org.

So did I, but then other people apparently think LibreSOC is better because
they keep using it everywhere, so apparently it's still undecided.

> My one concern with the EULA is with this paragraph: “OpenPOWER ISA
> Compliance Definition” means the validation procedures associated with
> architectural compliance developed, delivered, and maintained by OPF
> as specified in the following link:
> https://openpowerfoundation.org/?resource_lib=openpower-isa-compliance-
> definition.

I'm guessing that the EULA is specifying that the compliance definition is
whatever is at that link, which will be updated as future versions come out,
that way, they don't have to keep changing the EULA every time they update the

> That link points to a compliance definition with IBM Power ISA Version
> 2.07 B. I was under the impression, perhaps erroneously, that the
> OpenPOWER ISA and associated compliance would be with Power ISA V3.0B
> Specification.

They probably didn't finish the compliance definition for V3.0B yet.

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