xnavara at volny.cz
Wed Nov 10 00:58:11 CET 2004
Thomas Weidenmueller wrote:
> Filip Navara wrote:
>> AFAIK they actually don't violate the GPL as long as they will send
>> the source code on request (see GPL section 3). This doesn't mean
>> that we shouldn't mail them and clear out the situation though...
> But i really doubt it's legal to remove copyright information.
> Remember, we still own the copyright, we just permit others to use the
> sources as the license says. Which, as I understand it, implies they
> must not remove copyrights, neither from binaries nor from sources. We
> don't have access to the sources but they changed all copyright
> information in the file properties of the binaries. What they do is
> not just insolent (by not giving credit to the real creators) but also
True, it's illegal to misrepresent the origin and remove copyright
information. I haven't seen the released binaries, so I reacted only
based on the information in the mails...
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