Possible GPL Violation: Power IndiaBulls trading software

mr mrintegrity at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 10:37:24 CET 2008


Thats good work, have you contacted Stephen Ostermiller about it yet?

On Feb 6, 2008 8:12 AM, Yesudeep <yesudeep at gmail.com> wrote:
> Power IndiaBulls is an application in wide use by innumerable people
> at this given point in time.  The GPL'd code used directly in this program is
> com.Ostermiller.util.Browser and com.Ostermiller.util.BrowserCommandLexer.
>
> A request for source code from the company contact helpdesk
> helpdesk at indiabulls.com went unanswered.
>
> Also the About dialog of this application claims IndiaBulls as sole
> Copyright holder.  The package code included as mentioned above in this
> case is Copyrighted by Stephen Ostermiller.
>
> You may read more about his choice of license at this page:
> http://ostermiller.org/utils/licenseFAQ.html
>
> And his package:
> http://ostermiller.org/utils/
>
> The application in question is available for download in binary (Java
> bytecode) form as a Zip (.jar) archive from:
> http://power.indiabulls.com
>
> A direct link to the download:
> http://www.indiabulls.com/PIB/PIB4.1.exe
>
> --
> Regards,
> Yesudeep Mangalapilly
> (येसुदीप मंगलािपल्ली)
>
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