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

Dmitrijs Ledkovs dmitrij.ledkov at ubuntu.com
Tue Jun 8 17:02:45 MST 2010

On 8 June 2010 23:33, Ari Constancio <ari.constancio at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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

No it's not, as long as source code is provided by the seller as well.
I am assuming the "seller" didn't do it =)

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