[TriLUG] (repost) Pretty-OT: Question for GPL knowledgeable folks
Joel James Adamson
joeljamesadamson at gmail.com
Sat Jul 16 15:34:59 EDT 2011
"Brian Henning" <lugmail at cheetah.dynip.com> writes:
> My cause for pondering is thus. If I include the text of the GPL in
> my port, include prominent credit to the current and past maintainers,
> and make source code easily available, is the GPL satisfied
AFAIK that would violate the GPLv3. It might not violate the GPLv2.
In my experience Peter Brown, Richard Stallman and Bradley Kuhn are all
quite approachable and helpful, so you should probably take your
question straight to the FSF. They've helped me a lot with similar
> *even though other people that aren't registered XBLIG developers
> can't make any real use of it at all*?
If they can't legally make use of the code, then that might present some
problems. Are you just hoping to provide a game that people can play?
Joel J. Adamson
Servedio Lab -- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
FSF Member #8164 -- http://www.fsf.org/jf?referrer=8164
Please use my new gmail address: <joeljamesadamson at gmail.com>
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