Re: [gtk-list] Re: Gtk+ Commercial Applications (Licencing Issues)
- From: Valdis Kletnieks vt edu
- To: gtk-list redhat com
- Subject: Re: [gtk-list] Re: Gtk+ Commercial Applications (Licencing Issues)
- Date: Tue, 05 Oct 1999 14:36:04 -0400
On Tue, 05 Oct 1999 19:56:13 +0200, Preben Randhol <email@example.com> 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
Computer Systems Senior Engineer
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