[CentOS] k3b -> cddb doesn't work

Thu Aug 22 11:13:21 UTC 2013
Joerg Schilling <Joerg.Schilling at fokus.fraunhofer.de>

Marko Vojinovic <vvmarko at gmail.com> wrote:

> While Joerg certainly knows better... I think the issue was that
> cdrtools could be built only with the schilly-toolchain (or whatever
> the exact name), and that was *not* GPL. So according to some
> interpretations of the GPL, while cdrtools was claiming to be
> GPL-licensed, there was no GPL-compatible way to build the binaries
> from that source, which arguably made it violate GPL. That's why Debian
> folks attacked, as far as I understood.

If such false claims are published on a license and the license steward does 
not correct them, the licence needs to be seen as a weak license and avoided 
because it causes a high risk of being sued for no reason.


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