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Re: GPL alert ? http://thinstall.com/unix_tools/
> Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 07:52:36AM -0400, Brian.Kelly@Empireblue.com wrote:
> >>Not only that, but this appears to go even further. By essentially
> >>"compiling" all these GNU utilities into one executable, there's a
> >>violation of the GPL to the extent that the code used to do that does
> >>not appear to be "Open Source". Double Whammy here.
> >>And by the way - I AM a lawyer. (Member of the Michigan Bar
> >>Association in Good Standing).
> >I noticed that but i was wondering if these were actually cygwin tools.
> >Has anyone verified that?
They're *the* cygwin tools. I downloaded last week and it link to the source does not appear anywhere (except reference to the
cygwin web site which I don't seem to find today.) There's no acknowledgement from cygwin whatsoever.
Hmmm...a really flagrant violation of the GPL.
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