from the everyone-lived-happily-ever-after dept.
Andy Tai writes: "The Vidomi GPL violation case, previously mentioned at slashdot as the "first legal test of the GPL", has been resolved without going to court. Vidomi has split their program into two programs and released the source code of the encoder, which links to other GPLed libraries, under the GPL. The FSF has approved the resulting arrangement as compliant with the GPL." See the original story.
"The fundamental principle of science, the definition almost, is this: the
sole test of the validity of any idea is experiment."
-- Richard P. Feynman