[Chicago-talk] Perl binaries (was: Perl Developers Kit)

johnnnnnnn list at phaedrusdeinus.org
Fri Oct 27 10:27:16 PDT 2006

On Fri, Oct 27, 2006 at 09:33:24AM -0500, Michael D. Stemle, Jr. wrote:
> In my experience, PDK is used by companies (*cough*ActiveState) and
> people who want to release proprietary perl applications in binary
> form only... which is illegal in many cases and unethical in all
> cases.

I suppose the ethical question is unresolvable -- i disagree.

But the legal question remains: in what way is releasing binary forms
of Perl apps illegal?


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