Re: copyright violation in gucharmap
- From: Luis Villa <luis villa gmail com>
- To: Roozbeh Pournader <roozbeh farsiweb info>
- Cc: Behdad Esfahbod <behdad cs toronto edu>, release-team gnome org, Noah Levitt <nlevitt columbia edu>
- Subject: Re: copyright violation in gucharmap
- Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2005 13:00:57 -0400
A simple 'dude, you fucked up, please restore it' would have sufficed,
no? :) Behdad, can you fixificate?
On 9/14/05, Roozbeh Pournader <roozbeh farsiweb info> wrote:
> Dear Noah,
> I just found that version 1.4.3 of gucharmap contains a copyright
> violation. Behdad Esfahbod, while committing a non-reviewed Persian
> translation to gucharmap, has mistakenly removed a copyright notice from
> a work partially copyrighted by the company I work for, Sharif FarsiWeb,
> The removal is violating Section 2 of the GPL license, under which
> gucharmap is released. In forming a work based on the previous
> translation, modifiers are required to also meet Section 1 of GPL, which
> requires the copyright notice to be published on the re-published work.
> The diff can be seen at the following address:
> We don't commit non-reviewed translations to GNOME anymore (well, except
> in the days when I was the only active translator), but I just committed
> a partially-reviewed Persian translation to replace the copyright-
> violating code.
> I would appreciate it very much if you would re-release a new version of
> gucharmap with the new translation (that I checked in) included *at the
> earliest opportunity* and ask the responsible people to remove the
> previous version from the GNOME FTP site.
> Best Regards,
> Roozbeh Pournader
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> release-team gnome org
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