Re: AT&T source code agreement
> The freedoms required by Debian include the freedom for someone to
> set up a consultancy business and deliver custom-modified versions
> of any Debian component to his customers .. without having to take
> any other action to enable them to perform that action legally.
Yes, if "delivering custom-modified" software includes sharing source code
with customers, the AT&T Source Code Agreement further requires sharing
the patches with AT&T. If you keep the patches private my reading of the
AT&T license is that you can still redistribute binaries. I just realized
to my slight surprise and amusement.
But doesn't the GPL also require the sharing of source code?
Why is the GPL good and the AT&T license not?