Re: Some question in regard to Lindows
On Thursday, January 9, 2003, at 10:39 am, A.J. Rossini wrote:
Incorrect. The GPL requires that you *either* provide sources
immediately, *or* provide
a written offer to do so. If you provide the written offer then you
must provide source not
only to the person(s) to whom you provided the binaries and the
original offer, but also
to *ANY THIRD PARTY*.
who has a copy of the written offer.
Nope. Section 3b of the GPL just says "any third party". Which
evidently includes those
in possession of the written offer...
I guess the rationale is something along the lines that they must
provide source to any
third party who might conceivably have had a copy of the written offer
passed on to them
by the original recipient, and that that effectively means "any third