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Re: License requirements for DSP binaries?

On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 08:25:44PM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote:

> >If it's licensed under the GPL, and no source is provided, then it can
> >not be distributed at all, not even in non-free, unless there never was
> >source to begin with.  (I assume this isn't the case, as you said "no
> >source code is provided", not "no source code exists".)
> We should allow it if source code once existed but no longer exists (all 
> the copies of the source code were wiped accidentally at some time in 
> the past). 

So it's okay to ignore the DFSG in this case?

Why can't we do that for, say, GFDL manuals?

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