Frontends for Windows
Sun Nov 18 17:38:01 2001
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On Sunday 18 November 2001 16:31, Arild Bjork wrote:
> I have a hunch that it is developed using Visual Basic. GPGshell
> install some standard ocxs during the install process. Maybe there is
> license restriction in Visual Basic that prohibits him to disclose
> the source code.
Do you really think M$ would prohibit programmers from publishing their
source code just because it's written in Visual Basic?
> Another reason coulb be that GPGshell uses standard
> Windows components that has no source code available.
It almost certainly uses non-free Windows libraries. Maybe he couldn't
publish his software under the GPL for this reason. But that doesn't
mean that the author can't publish the source code he wrote.
> In the end it should be my choice to make in other words: I will have
> my freedom to make my choices.
And the people of GnuPG have the freedom to not link to non-free
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