"Roy Schestowitz" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Harold wrote:
>> <woodcock@SonLightSoftware.com> wrote in message
>>> My fork is legally independant of GPL and the GPL stream. Doesn't
>>> anybody bother to do a Google search or read FAQs any more?
>> A fork *cannot* be legally independent of the licence. Read the licence.
>> In particular, sections 1 and 2 which, being near the beginning, are hard
>> to miss.
>> For example, section 2b:
>> ======= begin quote ====
>> b) You must cause any work that you distribute or publish, that in
>> whole or in part contains or is derived from the Program or any
>> part thereof, to be licensed as a whole at no charge to all third
>> parties under the terms of this License.
>> ======= end quote =====
> I asked the developer about GPL contradictions in the past and was pointed
In that case I think the subject of this thread ought to be changed to "Very
disappointed and shocked by the Free Software Foundation"
But I suppose they need the money.
Oh well, lose a few lose a few.
Where it is not necessary to change, it is necessary not to change.
-- Lucius Cary, 2nd Viscount Falkland