Re: Package Pool Proposal
On Mon, Dec 06, 1999 at 07:40:10PM +0100, Samuel Tardieu wrote:
> On 6/12, brian moore wrote:
> | Not true. Even if the mirror is open to the world, source code on each
> | and every mirror is not mandated:
> | | 3. You may copy and distribute the Program (or a work based on it,
> | | under Section 2) in object code or executable form under the terms of
> | | Sections 1 and 2 above provided that you also do one of the following:
> | | c) Accompany it with the information you received as to the offer
> | | to distribute corresponding source code. (This alternative is
> | | allowed only for noncommercial distribution and only if you
> | | received the program in object code or executable form with such
> | | an offer, in accord with Subsection b above.)
> | "Hi, we got these binaries from ftp.us.debian.org, and they say that
> | if you want the source, you can go to this URL or put this deb-src in
> | your sources.list" That is sufficient to meet the terms of the GPL.
> | Certainly it would be a 'good' thing if source were littering the
> | streets, but it is not mandated by the GPL.
> No, that's plain wrong. You forgot the (b) clause. Here is the full
> section 3:
No, I didn't.
> 3. You may copy and distribute the Program (or a work based on it,
> under Section 2) in object code or executable form under the terms of
> Sections 1 and 2 above provided that you also do one of the following:
Note the words "one of the following".
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