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

Benjamin Flaming lau at solobanjo.com
Thu Dec 4 17:13:02 EST 2003

On Thursday 04 December 2003 03:33 pm, Brian Redfern wrote:
> I don't know, if you're selling people audacity on cdrom, as long as you
> include the source I wouldn't think its illegal, I don't know why anyone
> would buy it on cd, but notice that he didn't get any bids, and now that
> its relisted, there's still no bids.

     I think the concern is with the fact that he's not selling "Audacity" - 
he's selling "Luxuriousity Sound Editor".  I took a look at the web site:


     It's pretty disgusting - he also sells Luxuriousity Office (OpenOffice), 
Luxuriousity Photo (Gimp), and a number of other re-branded products.  If he 
was selling unmodified copies, I don't think there would be a legal issue, 
and I don't think developers would be as strongly offended.  Since he is 
*presumably* distributing modified versions of the program (application title 
changed) without making his modified version available for download, he 
*might* be in violation of the GPL.


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