[sf-lug] javacat flyer app?

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Mar 6 11:57:52 PST 2006

Quoting Bill Kendrick (nbs at sonic.net):

> I'm dumb today.  How does GIMP's GPL licensing affect creation of plugins?
> Or does it?

Not creation.  Distribution.  If you write (or bundle) a proprietary
plugin and distribute same, and then some GIMP author can build a case
for some of your code being a derivative work of The GIMP's code
(arguably feasible), then if he/she can prove that, you've violated
his/her copyright by using his/her code in a fashion not allowed by its 

> (jealously eyeing Krita, since (1) Gimp is becoming a pain to use and
> (2) I'm a big KDE whore these days ;^) ... I still *heart* Gimp, but...)

KDE's looking better all the time.  Quite sweet.

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