On Fri, 31 May 2002, RaphaŽl Quinet wrote:
> > > ./plug-ins/common/gif.c     (David Koblas)
> > > ./plug-ins/common/tiff.c    (Patrick J. Naughton)
> >
> > We already knew about at least these and I was told (on #gimp I think)
> > that it was not a problem.
>
> Whoever told you that was wrong.  The text of both licenses includes:
> "provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that
> both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in
> supporting documentation."  This is the advertising clause that is not
> compatible with the GPL.  As a result, these files cannot be distributed
> with the GIMP as they are now.

Wouldn't it only have to appear in documentatoin supporting *the gif and
tiff plugins themselves*, not GIMP in general?  They are, after all,
separate programs.

Rockwalrus

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