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Re: [mool@oce.nl: Re: Debian license (was: GTK)]

I wrote:
> Why not "You must offer the source (at no extra charge) to anyone who
> receives a binary from you"?  That way the source will be readily available
> for any version that gets any significant distribution.

Henning Makholm writes:
> The villain may chose not to offer subsequent versions to the leaking
> party. Once that has happened a couple of times users will know how
> they'd better behave...

That would only work if the version is getting only a very restricted
distribution, in which case you would probably never find out about it

What motivation would the "villain" have for doing this?  What does he have
to gain from keeping his source away from you?
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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