[linux-audio-user] Fervent Software Studio..to go! and GPL issues

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Dec 15 18:48:15 EST 2004

On Wed, Dec 15, 2004 at 08:07:11 +0100, Christian Frisson wrote:
> Hi,
> I suppose Richard Bown is the head of both Fervent Software and Linux Musician.
> I guess he has suscribed to the LAD mailing-list. I thought the GPL-license
> claimed you had the right to commercialize apps released under its terms if you
> make its modified source code available to anyone. Where am I wrong?

Youre not wrong AFAIK, but I dont see the problem.
> What is the difference between this case and the "hi-jacked" Audacity versions
> that used to be sold on eBay under another app name?

The ebay guy was just a guy trying to make a fast buck, whereas Richard is
an active linux audio developer.

- Steve

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