[Debburn-devel] Re: [PATCH] fix debburn/cdrkit GPL violation
frx at firenze.linux.it
Mon Sep 18 22:47:01 UTC 2006
On Mon, 18 Sep 2006 12:16:18 -0400 Albert Cahalan wrote:
> This patch assumes that we accept that Joerg#1
> has released cdrecord under the GPL. The only
> other alternative is to immediately wipe out the
> whole subversion repository and start over with a
> clean copy, from 2004 I suppose.
> I also removed a bit of slander directed at various
> Linux kernel developers.
I think that you should really check with a qualified lawyer (and expect
to be sued anyway) before removing all this restrictive stuff. I'm not
so confident that we can assume the forked code was really under the
actual GNU GPL v2 *despite* all the statements by Joerg Schilling...
But it is also tradition that times *must* and always
do change, my friend. -- from _Coming to America_
..................................................... Francesco Poli .
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