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Re: [Fwd: [Cvsnt] cvs + M$ Integration with VS IDE]

From: Pierre Asselin
Subject: Re: [Fwd: [Cvsnt] cvs + M$ Integration with VS IDE]
Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2000 12:09:13 -0600

> Someone has written a closed-source program which interfaces with the
> WinCVS DLL, which is in turn a DLL version of the GPL'd CVS executable.
> Since this program is dependent on and linked with GPL code, and the
> author has stated that he is unwilling/unable to release the source code
> (due to the MS NDA he has signed) I believe this program to be in
> violation of the GPL.

It's only a violation if he distributes his program without sources.
He can still use it for himself (and let others use it within his company).

> The URL for the software is

That looks like a violation...  can't get to it, so I can't check.

Pierre Asselin
Westminster, Colorado

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