china buying software

Cybe R. Wizard cybe_r_wizard at earthlink.net
Thu Jan 20 15:35:18 UTC 2011


On Thu, 20 Jan 2011 03:30:08 -0500
Michael Haney <thezorch at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 12:51 AM, Cybe R. Wizard
> <cybe_r_wizard at earthlink.net> wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, 20 Jan 2011 05:36:11 +0000
> > David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > On 20 January 2011 01:54, Cybe R. Wizard
> > > <cybe_r_wizard at earthlink.net> wrote:
> > > > On Thu, 20 Jan 2011 02:42:54 +0100
> > > > Jan Claeys <lists at janc.be> wrote:
> > >
> > > >> Unfortunately, there are probably as many illegal copies of
> > > >> linux made/sold in China as there are illegal copies of Windows
> > >
> > > > How is an illegal copy of Linux even possible?
> > >
> > >
> > > GPL violation.
> > >
> > >
> > > - d.
> > >
> > Describe, please, how China might be violating the GPL by
> > distributing Linux and/or advocating its use.
> >
> 
> Not releasing the source of any modified GPL'd code used in the
> devices is one example.
> 
Yes, but it very unlikely to cause, "as many illegal copies of
Linux... as there are illegal copies of Windows."

...even in China.

Cybe R. Wizard
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