[sword-devel] buying xiphos? (Re: YOAH!!!!)

Ari Constancio ari.constancio at gmail.com
Tue Jun 8 15:33:11 MST 2010

On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 9:29 PM, Dmitrijs Ledkovs
<dmitrij.ledkov at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On 8 June 2010 20:59, Karl Kleinpaste <karl at kleinpaste.org> wrote:
>> [ not Cc'ing sword-support, from whence this came -- sword-devel only. ]
>> Ron81644tanz at aol.com writes:
>>>   Last month (May).  I sent a money order to purchase the Xiphos program.
>>> I am using windows XP.  This is the 3rd E-Mail to you.  I love the program,
>>> but cannot istall any modules manually.  PLEASE REPLY
>>>                  Ron Tanzola
>> Where would he get the idea that Xiphos must be purchased, and who would
>> have redeemed such a purchase?
> Xiphos is free and open source software, available for free. Please
> see http://www.fsf.org/ and http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html
> If you have send money to buy xiphos it was most likely a scam. We
> provide xiphos source code and binaries for Windows & Linux for free.
> Please provide as much details as you can so that we can initiate
> immediate request for take-down for violating our license terms (GPL)
> and FSF can support us with this via license violation.

I could be wrong, but selling Xiphos doesn't count as a GPL violation.

Ari Constancio

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