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Re: About the GPL

On Tue, 1 Sep 1998, Ruud de Rooij wrote:

> On 1998/09/01, Raul Miller wrote:
> > Far worse is that when someone
> > buys our "contrib" disk, they buy renamed GPLed code, being distributed
> > under non-GPLed terms.
> Are you referring to some specific packages, or to all GPLed packages in 
> contrib?  In the latter case, can you please explain your statement?

The specific package I have in mind (and Raul almost certainly does) is
KDE, which includes some 'stolen' GPL code.  It's also true of ssh (but
probably not on our CDs).  Raul's implication is that this may well have
gone on in other cases as well.


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