[Dev] GIMP is not libre (GIMP-LIBRE soon)

André Silva andre.paulista at adinet.com.uy
Sat May 5 17:53:02 GMT 2012

Em 05-05-2012 08:39, Micha? Mas?owski escreveu:
>> Hi guys, yesterday gimp 2.8 was released and include a splash screen
>> that doesn't respect our freedom
>> http://www.gimpusers.com/news/00420-gimp-2-8-finally-released
>> "This work by Richard Hirner is licensed under the
>> Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported terms."
> I know these other facts:
> - http://www.gimpusers.com/news/00419-gsoc-2012-gimp-gegl-projects has a
>   similar caption
> - the LICENSE file in gimp-2.8.0 source states this:
> * The GIMP application core, and other portions of the official GIMP
>   distribution not explicitly licensed otherwise, are licensed under
>   the GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE -- see the 'COPYING' file in this
>   directory for details.
> - the data/images/gimp-splash.png file has no license-related metadata
>   and no other file in obvious place like that directory states any
>   copying information
> - you haven't posted any reference to the GIMP source here.
> I believe this caption is incorrect or refers to the review instead of
> to the image.  So it's not a problem in the GIMP or Parabola.
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Ah ok Michal Maslowski, thanks for the information.
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