Jesse Vincent wrote:
Please don’t remove the product’s copyright message.
Isn’t this, in essence, violating the GNU GPL which is also in the footer?
I was able to directly edit the Footer file in this location on our
You are correct that at a technical level, an unscrupulous user has the
capability to remove RT’s copyright notice. I politely asked the user
not to do so.
The Free Software Foundation does publish guidance about the GPL.
As far as I can tell, the FSF agree with you 100% – They consider removing
the copyright notice from a product to be a license violation: