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Re: [Bacula-devel] Potential license violation (was: no subject)


> Hi,
> 
> 04.11.2008 09:47, martin wrote:
> >
> >
> > Folks... is there a project position on license abuse?
> >
> > This link: http://www.softsea.com/review/Bacula.html
> >
> > Seems to violate GPL
> 
> Do you refer to these lines: "License: Freeware" and "The license of
> this file & disk software is Freeware, you can free download and free
> use this File & Disk software."
> 
> That's indeed incorrect. I notified them.
> 
> Apart from that, it's really not a good idea to download software from
> a proprietary site that's available on the project site as well... you
> don't know what you get, and the third-party site might not be
up-to-date.
> 

The download link does appear to go to sourceforge, although it does go
directly to the exe on sourceforge rather than to the download page
where it would be obvious if a later version was available.

James


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