[linux-audio-user] License free Linux ??

Benjamin Flaming lau at solobanjo.com
Thu Dec 4 15:32:03 EST 2003

Take a look at this message from the LAD list:


Read all the quoted text, as well as the reply.


On Thursday 04 December 2003 12:57 pm, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> While browsing your site I noticed you are promoting your software as
> running on a license free Linux OS.
> You should be aware that Linux software is generally provided under two
> Licenses. The GNU Public License(GPL) and the Lesser GNU Public
> License(LGPL).
> It is a gross misrepresentation of the GPL/LGPL to mislead your
> customers into thinking they are buying a license free product.
> In the interests of promoting your goods fairly it is your obligation to
> inform your customers they are buying into the GNU Public License(GPL).
>   While Linux software is usually free as in beer and speech it is not
> license free.
> We are waiting for your action and response. Please be aware that many
> people read the LAU list which I have included in this post. Some of
> them even write articles for well known audio publications.
> Best regards.

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