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Re: Possible GPL Violation

> On Wed, Mar 26, 2003 at 10:55:22PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 27, 2003 at 03:35:33AM -0000, Elfyn McBratney wrote:
> > >>I am sending you this e-mail because I was given your URL in passing,
> > >>and found that you are distributing Cygwin amongst other Cygwin-linked
> > >>utilities <>, but there is no URL
> > >>for the corresponding source code.
> > >>
> > >>I see mentions of the GPL on your site, so I'm guessing you are aware
> > >>that you are *required* by the GPL to distribute source code for such
> > >>utilities?
> > >
> > >Apologies to everyone for the imminent flaming.
> >
> > That's ok.  I'm giving you another gold star for doing this despite the
> > possibility of someone calling you names, suggesting that you're wasting
> > your time, and reminding you that you're not a lawyer and so have no
> > right to an opinion.  That takes some courage.
> While I agree, doesn't it make more sense to contact people off-list
> If this was gpl at gnu dot org or something I'd understand, but really other than
> being fellow Cygwin users what does it have to do with the cygwin@ list?

Thinking about it, you're right, I should have done just that. Live and
learn. :-)


Elfyn McBratney
elfyn at exposure dot org dot uk

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