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Re: VisualSVN GPL Violation on TSVN?

From: Toby Johnson <toby_at_etjohnson.us>
Date: 2006-09-16 00:20:08 CEST

George Marselis wrote:
>
>
>> This is a Semi-Off-Topic because VisualSVN is built on top of TSVN.
>>
>> #1: VisualSVN - Finally Feel-Good Visual Studio Plugin for
>> Subversion
>> <http://codebetter.com/blogs/scott.bellware/archive/2006/09/02
>> /VisualSVN-_2D00_-Finally-Feel_2D00_Good-Visual-Studio-Plugin-
>> for-Subversion.aspx>
>>
>> #2: VisualSVN does Transparent SVN Rename
>> <http://codebetter.com/blogs/scott.bellware/archive/2006/09/03
>> /148904.aspx>
>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>> Fernando Nájera
>>
>>
>
> Senior, does that software come with source code? Cuz if it doesn't, it's
> violating TSVN copyright and the GPL since it's explicitly based on TSVN.
>

Regardless of the legality issue, I would hope that the VisualSvn folks
are considering a nice donation to the TortoiseSvn project. IMO that is
just common courtesy when basing a commercial product off others' open
source project(s).
Received on Sat Sep 16 00:20:20 2006

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