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[gnugo-devel] Probable GPL violation

From: bump
Subject: [gnugo-devel] Probable GPL violation
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2004 13:36:27 -0700

> SP LEE wrote:
> > By chance I have seen gnugo appeared in the website
> > I also see the text "
> > License: free to try, $5 to register ". I wonder what this $5 means. Is
> > gnugo supposed to be a free software?
> At the first glance they are in GPL-violation as there is no source
> code (visible) nor even proper copyright & license information.
> However, asking money is not itself a violation.  They can even sell
> non-modified GNU Go (i.e. get a tarball from and start
> selling it---that's legal.)  Everything depends on the way their
> interface works with GNU Go and the apparent lack of license
> information.

They seem to have a Mac GUI. Does anyone recognize it? 


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