[svlug] McGrawHill GPL violation?
Steve M Bibayoff
smb23 at csufresno.edu
Tue May 2 18:22:48 PDT 2000
On 2 May 2000, Stephen R. Savitzky wrote:
> It's a very safe bet that they included the kernel! Not to mention
> GNU emacs, GNU tar, GNU make,...
Actually, a couple of the books I looked at said what was on ther cd was
"tools". Don't know what "tools" is. Of course I would expect superior GNU
"tools", but they may have included some propritary crap. Won't know till
I either buy the book or find someone who has and actually look.
> My guess is that the license is the one they've always used for CD's
> included in books, and either nobody has bothered to give them a clue
> (unlikely) or we need a bigger clue-by-four.
Thats my guess, I just don't want to say anything till I'm sure. I'm sure
almost all book publishers have been clueless at one time.
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