RaphaŽl Quinet wrote:
> On Tue, 28 May 2002 14:52:53 -0700, "Ben Gertzfield" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Howdy GIMP folks.  Here are some points in the licensing of GIMP that 
> > need to be addressed. Specifically, there's a lot of code that requires 
> > that the authors be mentioned in the documentation, but there is no 
> > mention of them anywhere.
> Hmmm...  This is bad, because this is not compatible with the GPL.  So we
> must either stop distributing these files or distribute them in a separate
> package that is not GPL'ed.

Why is giving credit to an author incompatible with the GPL? I
see no reason why an advertising clause need cause an issue...
could someone explain it to me?


       David Neary,
    Marseille, France
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