[icq-devel] Clone recognition.



Barnaby Gray bee at pickle.me.uk
Sat Nov 2 02:18:35 CET 2002


On Fri, Nov 01, 2002 at 11:40:40PM +0100, Rüdiger Kuhlmann wrote:
> 
> >--[Barnaby Gray]--<bee at pickle.me.uk>
> > On Fri, Nov 01, 2002 at 05:32:53PM +0100, Rüdiger Kuhlmann wrote:
> > > If you want to get the best currently possibly client detection:
> > > http://micq.org/source/micq-cvs/src/contact.c
> > > If you copy it verbatim like the sim "developer" did, I'll get pretty pissed.
> 
> > /*
> >  * This file implements the contact list and basic operations on it.
> >  *
> >  * This file is Copyright Rudiger Kuhlmann; it may be distributed under
>                             ^^^
> You could try not to misspell my name...

Oooh.. tetchy.. this is just what the cut+paste did. Don't blame me.

> >  * version 2 of the GPL licence.
> >  *
> >  * $Id: contact.c,v 1.40 2002/10/30 15:10:30 kuhlmann Exp $
> >  */
> > Don't see what you can complain about, as long as he complies with the
> > GPL?
> 
> The problem is not that he uses my code per se, but that he doesn't
> attribute it correctly. His file states that _he_ owns the Copyright, which
> he obviously doesn't.

Ok fair enough. Just wanted to clear up the GPL issue, for those not
aware.

Barnaby



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