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Re: [Gaim-devel] Re: Gaim-Encryption plugin violates Gaim's license#

On Monday 02 June 2003 23:31, Sean Egan wrote:
> "If the program dynamically links plug-ins, and they make function calls
> to each other and share data structures, we believe they form a single
> program, so plug-ins must be treated as extensions to the main program.
> This means they must be released under the GPL or a GPL-compatible free
> software license, and that the terms of the GPL must be followed when
> those plug-ins are distributed."
> --http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#GPLAndPlugins

... or not be released/distributed at all, which is what a source-only 
distribution aims at sneaking around.


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