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QuestionLicensing Advice Needed [modified] Pinmvp.dan.g.14-Mar-14 22:23 
[Update: PA has since pulled their version after I escalated the conflict. Smile | :) ]
 
I know that most of you are not lawyers (me included) but I'm hoping that you have related experience that can at least offer me support.
 
I am the author of ToDoList[^] here on CP, which is licensed using the Eclipse Public License 1.0.
 
At some point (not sure when) I discovered that my software was being distributed by PortableApps[^], and I learnt this because I started getting support requests that appeared to be caused by PA wrapping my software in their own and making assumptions about its behaviour that were plain wrong.
 
FWIW, ToDoList was written from the ground up as a portable app, so PA offers no value whatsover.
 
Now we get to the good bit:
 
A while ago I decided that the support calls were more than I wanted so I asked PA to take my software off their site. They said no, their wrapper couldn't be a problem, blah, blah, blah
 
Then yesterday I received an email from a PA user saying that they update the software and lost all their data. So I decided that since my reputation was starting to suffer, I would demand they removed the software.
 
What I got back was this:
"If you do not wish us to repackage and do not wish to work with us or allow us to continue to use the name, we will release a fork under a new name with your branding and support links removed as I indicated earlier. The package is branded as TDLister Portable (see attached) and will be a fork of your project. We will be utilizing your code under the Eclipse license as you have made it available. We will not be adding any new features or functionality, simply replacing the branding to avoid any confusion of where a user needs to go to get support."
What are my options?
 
ps. I have contacted Eclipse[^] for advice and am awaiting a response.
pps. I am *&$@#*%@ angry.

modified 16-Mar-14 19:38pm.

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