Monsoon Media has issued a press release, stating that it will comply with the GPL and will publish the modified BusyBox source code.
Monsoon Multimedia today
announced efforts to fully comply with the GNU General Public License
(GPL). Monsoon is in settlement negotiations with BusyBox to resolve the
matter and intends to fully comply with all open-source software license
requirements. Monsoon will make modified BusyBox source code publicly
available on the company web-site at http://www.myhava.com in the coming
"Since we intend to and always intended to comply with all open source
software license requirements, we are confident that the matter will be
quickly resolved," said Graham Radstone, Chairman and Chief Operating
Officer at Monsoon Multimedia.
Intend to do it and actually do it are two separate activities. So we'll see. BusyBox has to agree to let them use the GPL going forward, of course, under the terms of the GPL. So, to all those who came here to predict the GPL's doom or to leave comments about how weak the GPL is and how it would never stand up in court, blah blah, watch and learn.