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Technocrat.net: BeOS Boo-Boo: GPL violated, They'll Fix It.

Apr 18, 2000, 20:11 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Perens)

"Be has already contacted me and promised to fix this problem. But I'd like people to be aware of it because it points out what can go wrong when you use other people's software without checking the licenses...."

"What is happening here legally? I now have to sign a relase for them, because the software is already in distribution. I'll sign it, but you don't want to get your company in this position unnecessarily. Be is going to be a lot more careful about this now, and your company should, too, if you are embedding other people's software in your product."

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