Re: PornView suspected to have stolen lots of code from GImageView
On Fri, Dec 13, 2002 at 10:42:08AM -0800, Brian Nelson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote...
> The pornview author has already made a new release that fixes the
> copyright violations and also notified me of this problem with the
> version currently in Debian.
Good. Then I see no reason to pull pornview, as long as the new version
fixing the issue is uploaded in the not too distant future (No pressure
ment, we are not in freeze :-)
# Modifiying variable names and such is certainly a right under the GPL
# but one would have to question it's ethics wheter it is done with
# the goal to obfuscate the fact of omitting copyright notices
## but then, it looks like this author did not do it with malicious
## intentions, just that he had not tought it out
Case setteled, I'd say.
Oliver M. Bolzer
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