legal...

Frank D. Engel, Jr. fde101 at fjrhome.net
Wed Feb 23 12:11:26 EST 2005


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Right, it depends on the license under which the code was released.

If the code is in the public domain, anything goes.  Otherwise, check 
the license.

On Feb 23, 2005, at 11:44 AM, MisterX wrote:

> It's not legal. But if you find more than one source with the
> same algorightm - common use, then it's ok to replicate that
> use with your own code.
>
> Using the other's code to make it work for you should be done
> with caution. It's been known to catch up in time some big
> companies... And make some small ones rich or poor...
>
> And small companies are easier to attack to set precedents in the 
> least...
>
> Get the author's permission or look for public domain code...
>
> If it's non commercial like the bit101 scripts I dropped in the list a 
> few
> days ago, then I guess it's ok and to the honor and benefit of the 
> author if
> you give him credit... He might appreciate it and get you more!
>
> cheers
> Xavier
> --
> http://MonsieurX.com
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com
>> [mailto:use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of
>> Klaus Major
>> Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2005 17:25
>> To: How to use Revolution
>> Subject: Re: legal...
>>
>> Hi Paul,
>>
>>> Dear Rev Programmers,
>>>
>>> Anyone know the legal mumble-jumble on taking a open VB source code
>>> than you didn't write and converting it to Rev, and
>> distributing. Is
>>> that legal or not?
>>
>> I am no lawyer, but i would say yes, it's legal.
>> At least i would do it ;-)
>>
>>> Paul Salyers
>>> PS1 - Senior Rep.
>>> PS1 at softseven.org
>>> Http://ps1.SoftSeven.org
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> Klaus Major
>> klaus at major-k.de
>> http://www.major-k.de
>>
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Frank D. Engel, Jr.  <fde101 at fjrhome.net>

$ ln -s /usr/share/kjvbible /usr/manual
$ true | cat /usr/manual | grep "John 3:16"
John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten 
Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have 
everlasting life.
$
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