alex at sssolutions
Mar 9, 2010, 6:08 PM
Post #3 of 5
Wrong. The first point is I'm asking for advice from experienced
Re: Shipping ClamAV with commercial software
[In reply to]
software developer, who deal with GPL much more time than me, if I'm
still in GPL bounds with my idea. I don't mind to pay for software or to
lawyer (she is not poor by the way, and less sarcastic :), but I
preferred start from contacting directly the author of software I'd like
to distribute. This is the second point. I'll appreciate if somebody
will push me to the right mailing list or person.
On 3/9/2010 9:09 PM, aCaB wrote:
> Alexander N. Telegin wrote:
>> I'd like to ship ClamAV with my commercial closed-source SMTP proxy to
>> provide virus scanning capabilities out of the box. I use one of Win32
>> ports (http://oss.netfarm.it/clamav/) as stand alone application (ClamD
>> service), i.e. I don't call libclamav.dll or any other ClamAV libraries
>> directly from my software: it connects to ClamAV through TCP/IP. I read
>> GNU license, but I'm programmer, and it's hard to get all these lawyer
>> things and don't miss anything. So I would like to clarify can I
>> distribute ClamAV along with my software, or should I ask users download
>> and install ClamAV themselfs?
> Lemme get the point:
> You are a coder and not a lawyer. You have no OSS inclination.
> Which is why you are asking on an OSS coders mailing list how to resolve
> your own legal issues; notably how to workaround (some would say skrew)
> the GPL limitations without paying a penny to either the software
> makers, nor to your poor lawyer.
> Do you really expect any sort of help in here?
> Please submit your patches to our Bugzilla: http://bugs.clamav.net
Please submit your patches to our Bugzilla: http://bugs.clamav.net