Here's a NewsForge article
containing a fair amount of research into the allegations of code theft by the Mambo project. "The Connolly/Mambo situation boils down to one man not doing enough research into the licensing details of the GNU General Public License, then taking his case to public message forums instead of private communication with the project leadership and eventually resorting to threatening uninvolved people with litigation....
No code was stolen or taken; rather two separate modifications were made to the same GPL code to accomplish the same very basic and common task in two very different ways.
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