On Sat, 30 Apr 2005 11:25:36 +0200, Mathias wrote in message 

> On Samstag 30 April 2005 01:00, Melchior FRANZ wrote:
> > 1. JSBSim is not maintained in fgfs' cvs, but JSBSim's own cvs. It's
> > only
> >    regularly copied over to our cvs, so the patch applied here would
> >    repeatedly get overwritten. And applying it in JSBSim cvs is
> >    currently not a good idea because JSBSim is in a partial rewrite
> >    (-> xml format).
> Yep, that has to be done elsewhere.
> > 2. the FA18 model is from an anonymous "contributor" from the net.
> > Although
> >    Mathias beefed it up a lot, almost rewrote it, it's not GPL
> >    compatible as long the original creator hasn't given permission.
> >    And it's hard to ask him/her, because (s)he is ... anonymous.
> >    BTW: the great cockpit is all Mathias'.
> Yes, more or less.
> In the meantime there is not much left from the original model. I have
>  blueprints available and I redid many things according to that
>  blueprints. 
> There are still some parts copied from that anonymous model, but I
> want to  redo them too.

..I feel it might be adviceable to do this and all such rewrites in a
fashion that makes it clear to anyone in the legal professions, that
they are being rewritten or has been rewritten, fully legally, to
replace any and all suspect non-GPL code, with GPL code.

..some people whine in Gloklaw because they find their litigation 
bait exposed.  No need to fall for such baits anywhere.

..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;o)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
  Scenarios always come in sets of three: 
  best case, worst case, and just in case.

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