Open source author pulls code after GPL abuse

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Robert Rosario, the developer behind the open source document management tool Mayan EDMS, has pulled the development code of the software from public repositories he says it’s being pinched by folks who use it in ways not allowed by the GNU Public Licence.

In a Google+ post, Rosario says he works hard to make the software, happily releases it for free but uses the GPL but reserves the right to retain property rights to the code. That’s perfectly fair, he argues, given that the code is free to download and use.

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