On Tuesday, Oct 14, 2003, at 08:34 US/Eastern, Joe Moore wrote:
The publisher couldn't legally sell the book without the CD (or 2(b) notice); however, anyone else could buy a copy from the publisher, remove the CD, and resell it. See the "first sale" doctrine.But the reseller would be distributing a modified GPLd work (without "source"), so would be bound by the terms of the GPL.
No he wouldn't be. Look up the first sale doctrine.