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Re: Requiring registration of GPL software

Whether the E4 developers are doing wrong depends on who holds the copyright.

If it's all their own code, and there is no other GPLed source included (that is copyright by someone else), the E4 developers have the right to do this.

The license they are granting you specifies what you may do with it, and what you would be required to do if you further redistribute it. It doesn't place any burden on the copyright holder.

However, if E4 is not all their own code, I would say this is a GPL violation.

Look through the source files and see who holds all the copyrights.

Michael D. Crawford
GoingWare Inc. - Expert Software Development and Consulting

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