Re: My christmas surprise

From: Justin <>
Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2010 08:33:28 -0500
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Perhaps they are so lazy they haven't actually changed anything in VICE, so there is no source to contribute.  if VICE launches and still has the copyright markings it otherwise has, then there may be no issue and they are just distributing it via giant flash drive.

On Dec 28, 2010, at 08:23 , Rhialto wrote:

> On Tue 28 Dec 2010 at 08:40:32 +0100, Niklas Ramsberg wrote:
>> Anyway, that's not the issue. What Olaf is getting at is that the
>> company selling this package seems to be violating the terms of the
>> GPL license (which VICE is released under) by not offering to provide
>> the source.
> Exactly. Currently I'm a bit sensitive to the issue, since I bought an
> ebook-reader that runs on GPL software (Linux kernel + FBReader +
> Busybox + some more stuff) and the supplier doesn't seem to want to
> provice source code. And I can't even sue them since I'm not a copyright
> holder in any of that, even though my rights are being violated, since I
> have a right to have the source.
> To name and shame: It is the AmbianceTechnologies Digibook MDB-106,
> -Olaf.
> -- 
> ___ Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert  -- There's no point being grown-up if you 
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