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Blue GNU Wrong About Xming--Xming No Longer GPL

Nov 19, 2007, 19:00 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Recently, Blue GNU reported that the Xming software is released under the terms of the GNU GPLv2, and that the developer might be violating its terms. Harrison now states his program is no longer under the GPL. So here's an update.

"In the beginning was a report about a program called Xming. The report was on a Free Software news site, which encouraged me to check out the program, thinking it was Free Software. One of the first things I noticed on the Xming home page was a statement referring to LGPL'ed software and that there were restrictions on redistributing Xming. I was almost certain that the statement could not cover the LGPL'ed Pthreads software, and so sought clarification from the developer, Colin Harrison..."

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