A marketing angle

Ben F-W openmoko at flemingwilliams.co.uk
Wed Nov 22 22:34:47 CET 2006

Koen Kooi wrote:
> Ben F-W schreef:
>> Could you explain this? How would it benefit FIC for a rival
>> manufacturer to take a program developed for the OpenMoko platform and
>> adjust it to work on their own, closed, Linux implementation on their
>> phones?
> That's where the GPL and Harald's lawyers come in. Companies don't seem to understand
> licenses, but do seem to get a clue after being sued (d-link for example).
Okay, I'm still missing something. What is there in the GPL that would 
force the rival company to benefit FIC in any way?


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