[lm-sensors] datasheets?

David Hubbard david.c.hubbard at gmail.com
Mon Jul 9 20:16:02 CEST 2007


Hi All,

> > I was always wondering if there is a specific reason why there are no
> > datasheets hosted on lm-sensors.org? Wouldn't it be useful to collect
> > publicly available datasheets on lm-sensors.org?
>
> Useful, yes. But I guess it's simply a legal problem. Just because a
> datasheet can be downloaded for free from the manufacturers website
> doesn't mean that you are entitled to re-publish it on your site.
> You'd have to obtain permission (in writing) for each datasheet,
> otherwise you can easily run into legal problems.

Are there legal problems emailing datasheets upon request? For
example, for datasheets that are no longer published on the
manufacturer's website?

Just curious,
David




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