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Author Topic: Opera 12.15's source code has been leaked online  (Read 710 times)

Zero3K

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Opera 12.15's source code has been leaked online
« on: January 25, 2017, 08:12:00 AM »
Here are some links to check out:

Blog Post: https://www.bleeping...e-code-leaks-online/
Patches: https://github.com/P...en/openopera-patches
Issue Tracker: https://github.com/P...nopera-issues/issues
IRC Channel: #openopera on crowley.anonnet.org (port 6697 via a SSL connection)
Webchat: http://site.anonnet.org/webirc/openopera
« Last Edit: January 25, 2017, 09:33:03 PM by Zero3K »

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Re: Opera 12.15's source code has been leaked online
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2017, 05:39:58 PM »
What's the license on the code?

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Re: Opera 12.15's source code has been leaked online
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2017, 06:26:13 PM »
What's the license on the code?

Think about that question after reading the title again.

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Re: Opera 12.15's source code has been leaked online
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2017, 06:35:40 PM »
What's the license on the code?

Think about that question after reading the title again.

So you're hosting code in your repository that you don't have the legal right to? And deceptively calling it "OpenOpera" as if it was FOSS?

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Re: Opera 12.15's source code has been leaked online
« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2017, 06:54:48 PM »
What's the license on the code?

Think about that question after reading the title again.

So you're hosting code in your repository that you don't have the legal right to? And deceptively calling it "OpenOpera" as if it was FOSS?

I deleted it.

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Re: Opera 12.15's source code has been leaked online
« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2017, 08:43:51 PM »
At least people can now work on it and port it to any system that can run it.

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Re: Opera 12.15's source code has been leaked online
« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2017, 09:25:01 PM »
At least people can now work on it and port it to any system that can run it.

I don't personally think that's an upside for stealing someone's property.  And though you took it out of your own repo, you have a link to another repo, and I'm not sure that's what we really want to host here.  There are plenty of places for any interested party to find that information.  As Deo alluded to, there's no license.  So it's not really legal to even work on, truthfully.  The rules don't change when it's a profit making organization.  And it's pretty obvious that they consider it theirs.

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Is the work licensed under an open source license? If so, which open source license? Are the allegedly infringing files being used under the open source license, or are they in violation of the license?

This is proprietary source code owned by Opera Software AS.