"Branko Collin" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> > I heard that Gobe Productive (http://www.gobe.com/) ships with
> > plug-ins based on source code  from The GIMP and sent them a letter
> > asking for source code. I'm forwarding their answer here...
> IANAL, so IMO these are the things you should run by the FSF, just to 
> make sure.
> (zblt... acronym overload...)
> Specifically, I wonder if using GPL'ed plug-ins cause the main app to 
> become GPL'ed.

I think the license could indeed be interpreted in that way. Actually
a couple of commercial applications showed up over the years that
definitely (or most probably) use GIMP code to some extent. This is at
least annoying and I wonder if we should start to defend our licence.
On the other hand we might be interested in establishing the GIMP
plug-in protocol and could even benefit from commercial apps
supporting it.

Salut, Sven

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