Re: Distributing GPL software.
On 1/12/06, Andrew Suffield <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 11, 2006 at 09:44:32PM +0000, Daniel Carrera wrote:
> > Is there any way out of this? I'm not modifying the source at all. I
> > just download the tar.gz file and put it on a CD.
> > Does this clause mean that everyone who is giving out OpenOffice or
> > Knoppix CDs is breaking the law?
> You aren't required to give copies of the source to
> everybody. However, if somebody gives you a Knoppix CD, and you ask
> for the source, and they *refuse* (and don't exercise any of the other
> options either), then they would be breaking the law.
Bullshit. Go read 17 USC 109. That's the law.