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Thomas Warwaris war at tcp-ip.at
Fri Jan 25 18:21:25 UTC 2002

Joerg Schilling wrote:
> [..]
> Well so you seem to agree:
> While it _is_ possible to stop them to distribute the modified version
> in binary form, it is not possible to force them to undisclose their
> part of the source. So GPL gives no special help to enforce the freedom
> of the sources.

have you read that twice? .. Of course this is not possible - and it never will
be. - nowhere!

GPL IS helping keeping your sources free at least in .at (and from your
mails i see it's the same situation in .de).

1.) They cannot distribute software based on your source.
2.) They have to face the consequences.
    Means: Their work is gone, there Customers gone ... if it's like in
    .at their money is gone (better: its then yours) and their boss could be 
    Use the law luke!
3.) You can make their day in saying: "Open your source or face the court".


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