[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Dangerous precedent being set - possible serious violation o

Caspian <caspian@twu.net> writes:

> But in Corel's case, they're taking a whole bundle of free software,
> making a little smidgen of free software themselves, adding some
> non-free software, then saying: 
> 	* GPL? What GPL? I see no mention of the GPL in our license...

Excuse me, but that is grossly misrepresenting what Corel does.

The EULA that was posted here a couple of days ago is quite explicit
about most of the software being licenced under "the GPL and other
licenses that allow free modification and redistribution" (or some
similar language). They repeat that in several different places in the

> They're slapping this traditional proprietary software-like EULA
> on their distribution,

Did you actually read it? Seems not...

Henning Makholm                              "I consider the presence of the
                                      universe to be a miracle. The universe
                                     and everything in it. Can you deny it?"

Reply to: