Re: Not inherently free, but inherently non-free?
On Wed, Apr 28, 2004 at 08:49:52AM +0200, Milan Zamazal wrote:
> LJ> Section 3 (Copying in quantity): Forces to distribute
> LJ> transparent (source) along with the opaque (binary) form: forced
> LJ> distribution of goes against the spirit of the DFSG, altough not
> LJ> its letter. Apply similarities with the Desert Island test.
> I don't understand how the Desert Island test applies here to GFDL and
> not to GPL. Could you explain it (or give a particular pointer),
The GPL says that if you give somebody a binary, you have to make the
source available to them, too. It doesn't say that you have to make it
available to anyone else. If I'm on a desert island and I want to
give my modified binary to my island friend, the GPL doesn't prevent
I'm not entirely sure how the desert island test applies to this part of