[clug-talk] FlameBait question - Do you have to agree to the GPL before using...?

shane shane at randomwords.ca
Tue Sep 26 09:19:03 PDT 2006

I'm no expert on the GPL, but from what I understand it's not intended to 
limit users of tools but to give them greater choice...


On Mon, 25 Sep 2006 20:41:25 -0600, simon wrote
> Hi all,
> This is probably going to start a flame war, but heh winter is coming
> and we all need to keep warm :-)
> Do you need to agree to the GPL license prior to using an application
> licensed under it?
> By using it I mean 'using' (such as editing your pictures with Gimp),
> rather than (re)distributing the application.
> Simon.
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