On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 04:42:28AM -0500, Glenn Maynard wrote: > On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 06:57:17PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote: > > The benefits you can get from the Windows source code are _exactly_ > > the same in nature as those you obtain from the Google source code. > Not exactly. I can modify the source of the Windows source, compile it > and use the changes. I can't modify the source of www.google.com, > compile it and use the changes, since I can't touch their server. Well, I can't modify the source of Windows and compile it since I don't have a copy of Visual C++, or whatever other build scripts Microsoft might rely on. This is why the GPL requires "_complete_ source code". Cheers, aj -- Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/> I don't speak for anyone save myself. GPG signed mail preferred. ``Dear Anthony Towns: [...] Congratulations -- you are now certified as a Red Hat Certified Engineer!''
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