[ILUG-BOM] Opensource for a Small Manufacturing unit

പ്രവീണ്‍‌|Praveen pravi.a@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Wed Jan 17 18:32:35 IST 2007

2007/1/17, Vihan Pandey <vihanpandey at gmail.com>:
> Very true, but i guess FSF is probably(correct me if i'm wrong) the only
> organisation which keeps a track of GPL violations and does something
> about
> it.

No, Harald Welte and  http://gpl-violations.org/ also keeps track of

Anyone is free to adopt any free software license they want, there's
> really no ``signing up" required with anyone.

I was talking about the case when anyone writes "their_own_license"

Only if one has chosen one of
> the FSF licenses and are violating it or violating GPL in general then FSF
> can take action against the entity concerned.
> Not correct. FSF can act only agaist violations of the softwares which it
owns full copyright (that's why most of the official GNU software projects
mandates copyright assignment to FSF - only then FSF can enforce GPL

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