Centre/SIS GPL violated by The Miller Group
Matthew Seth Flaschen
superm40 at comcast.net
Fri Mar 17 21:33:23 CET 2006
IANAL, but verbal contracts are usually still contracts (except in real
estate). Had you already started distributing the program under the GPL
before making any agreements with the Miller Group?
Andrew Schmadeke wrote:
> I should have mentioned that there was no contract.
> I wrote Centre independently of The Miller Group. The company thought
> they could sell support for it and had a presence in the market, so I
> worked out a verbal arrangement where I helped support their clients.
> Centre was / is my creation. Does this make sense? I can give you
> more details if you're interested.
> On Mar 16, 2006, at 3:19 PM, Matthew Seth Flaschen wrote:
>> The bottom line is that you owned the copyright to the works on their
>> creation. However, you clearly transferred or licensed some of your
>> rights to the company. Without seeing the contract, we have no way
>> of knowing what was transferred. I am not a lawyer, but I'd be glad
>> to read through the contract if you have a copy.
>> -Matthew Flaschen
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