Timothy Taylor wrote:
> I was rather surprised to discover a firewall that has an astonishingly
> similar interface to m0n0wall
> <http://www.6wind.com/PDF/prod/web-management/license.html> but without
> any credit to Manuel et al. Should I be disturbed or surprised? I
> haven't actually used the product, I just came across the pages during a
> Google search on "snmp firewall rule".
Flagrant license violation. From the m0n0wall license page;
Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:
1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice,
this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
They are in clear violation of #2. Manuel has them by the balls. I
think he can get damages, and force them to notify all customers. :)