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Re: binary-alpha and binary-sparc directories

Bill Mitchell writes ("Re: binary-alpha and binary-sparc directories"):
> There seems to be one remaining wrinkle which is not covered
> by this.  As I read the GPL, we're required to keep sources
> available for three years for GPL'd packages withdrawn from
> the distribution without a later-version replacement.

You haven't read the GPL correctly.  We only need to make available
the source to the version(s) currently available.

>From the end of section 3 in the GPL2:
 If distribution of executable or object code is made by offering
 access to copy from a designated place, then offering equivalent
 access to copy the source code from the same place counts as
 distribution of the source code, even though third parties are not
 compelled to copy the source along with the object code.


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