[sword-devel] Fwd: GPL and other license related questions

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Sun Jan 27 16:24:55 MST 2008

jonathon wrote:
> Chris wrote:
>> people who assume GPL means PD, take our work, rename & repackage,
> ...
>> indeed rip them off in much worse ways).
> Most of what I've seen with commercially distributed Sword Project
> front ends have been outright GPL violations.  As a Bible Society,
> lawsuits, or the threat of them make for very bad PR.   As a copyright
> holder, ignoring them makes for very bad precedents.

Well, thankfully the Federal Trade Commission shut them down and 
presumably did some unpleasant things to the principal. :)


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