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Re^3: Download Manager in Perl

by Corion (Pope)
on Oct 05, 2011 at 13:43 UTC ( #929803=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Download Manager in Perl
in thread Download Manager in Perl

The original author is free to comply with the GPL or not, as the original author has all rights to relicense the work under any license whatsoever. The GPL is based on copyright, and the original author is the copyright holder of the original work and thus cannot infringe on any license.

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Re^4: Download Manager in Perl
by wazoox (Prior) on Oct 08, 2011 at 09:11 UTC
    Of course, but he shouldn't advertise the program as GPL if it really isn't, because it's wilfully deceptive.
      The way I understand it, once you say it is GPL, anyone who obtained (downloaded) said program is entitled to a copy of the source code :)

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