On Tue, 1 Feb 2000 15:11:13 -0500 (EST), Glyph Lefkowitz <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>No, and it's their right not to. If you believe this should be a
>requirement, it should be part of the license. GIMP is a part of Red
>Hat Linux, why shouldn't it be a part of the GNOME office suite?
>If I recall correctly, GIMP is licnsed under the GPL, which means as
>long as the developers provide the source code changes that they
>make, they can make the GIMP a part of anything they damn well
>Too many people use this license without understanding (or
>considering fully) what it means...
You're confusing legal rights with moral obligations.
Since you raised legal nonsense, though, it's technically illegal for
GNOME to use the GIMP trademark for promotional purposes without a
license from the GIMP Development Team. The GPL grants a software
license in copyright; it does NOT grant any rights to any other
property, intellectual or otherwise.