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

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Thu Dec 4 17:50:53 EST 2003

Oh, I don't know about that.  How about we take Red Hat's distribution,
remove all of the RH branding, fix the KDE stuff, and release it under a
new name.  What should we call it?  How about...Mandrake.  All perfectly


On Thu, 2003-12-04 at 16:58, Mark Knecht wrote:
> > Yeah, in this case notifying Ebay is appropriate because he's re-branding
> > and only distributing binaries, so he's breaking audcity's GPL
> >
> I haven't looked closely enough, but do we KNOW he's only distributing
> binaries?
> I'm a bit surprised at the idea that it isn't breaking the licenses to
> rebrand, unless you add significant original content. Just changing the name
> Ardour to Mark's Magnificent DAW Engine seems like quite a bogus thing to do
> to make money. The only thing that's mine is the name.
> This whole thing is pretty amazingly blatant, isn't it? It's like warez gone
> public for the 'good' of humanity...

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