> % You know, it's counter to the spirit
> % the GPL to pop up a dialog asking
> % to register. You realize, don't you,
> % that someone can just re-release the
> % code without the annoyance?
> Firstly I should note that my program
> GTK2 Text Editor doesn't violate the
> letter of GPL. Yes, it does violate the
> spirit of GPL.
By not supplying an archive that is _freely_ available for download you *are* violating the GPL as I understand it. Sure, you can sell binary packages but you _must_ make the source code FREELY available. End of story, you can keep your editor.