Busybox and GPL

Yan Seiner yan at seiner.com
Sat Aug 7 13:36:04 UTC 2010


Denys Vlasenko wrote:
> On Saturday 07 August 2010 03:26, Alain Mouette wrote:
>   
>> Could anyone *please* explain what was the violation exactly and what 
>> should they have done to comply with BusyBox's licence.
>>
>> Thanks for any information, this is important for me...
>>     
>
> Sure. We (Rob and I) were preparing a much enlarged web page
> about complying with GPL license, and today it is finally
> on the site:
>
> http://busybox.net/license.html
>
> Please let me know if you have questions, or suggestions
> how to make the page better. Thanks!
>
>   
Move the "Note on GPL versions" section to the bottom, or to a separate 
page.  It's convoluted, and to a newbie (or lawyer) who's not familiar 
with Open Source development, makes it sound like the project has no 
clue how to control its own codebase.

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