[ros-dev] Re: Copyright notices
betacomp at gmail.com
Wed Jun 29 12:09:01 CEST 2005
I think, now we're not violating the GPL.
> On Tue, Jun 28, 2005 at 05:16:16PM +0200, Eric Kohl
>>Lucio Diaz wrote:
>>>Third post, but, i downloaded their source code,
>>>and it seems the original copyright notices are
>>>there, so they are not violating the GNU licence.
>>The Hostilix 'developers' are still guilty of
>>willful misrepresentation of the copyright because
>>1) They added their copyright to otherwise unchanged
>>files and 2) they can only claim a copyright for the
>>year 2005 but not from 1999 to 2005.
>>So they are still violating the GPL.
> They aren't violating the GPL by misrepresentation
> (per se); they're (likely) violating the underlying
> copyright law by making a false claim to ownership.
> There's a subtle difference ;).
> -- Travis
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