[gs-devel] possible abuse of ghostscript's gpl license
sgifford at suspectclass.com
Thu Jul 10 23:51:47 PDT 2003
"Federico POLONI" <f.poloni at sns.it> writes:
> I found on the web this word-to-pdf converter:
> It "contains a partial version of GNU Ghostscript 7.05"
> (quoting from the readme file), but it is not licensed as
> GPL. I think it may be illegal, so I have decided to mail
> this list to warn you. Please make their heads roll...
Their FAQ says:
PDF995 refers to an unmodified version of GNU Ghostscript and also
supports other Postscript-to-PDF converters. GNU Ghostscript is
distributed under the GNU General Public License. You may obtain
the source code for GNU Ghostscript here
Assuming that's true, they're not doing anything they shouldn't be.
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