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It's not even clear what certain parts of the GPL mean when applied to interpreted languages, like Javascript. Applying the GPL to more exotic languages like HDLs is a legal black hole; I don't think even the FSF is entirely sure how that would play out.

(Which, of course, means that no sane manufacturer would touch GPLed hardware designs.)




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