Re: [gtk-list] Re: Gtk+ Commercial Applications (Licencing Issues)

On Tue, 05 Oct 1999 19:56:13 +0200, Preben Randhol <>  said:
> I thought you had to release to code...

Argh.  This is obviously wrong - otherwise every piece of lameware written
as a local hack would *have* to be released.  And there's enough broken
software that's been released already, without forcing the issue.

That's overlooking the obvious unenforceability of a "must release to code"
requirement - what *possible* way would they have to check every hard drive
for unreleased uses of the code?  It's bad enough that some national
governments want to do this, allowing private-sector as well is a security

				Valdis Kletnieks
				Computer Systems Senior Engineer
				Virginia Tech

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