Re: Distributing GPL software.
On 12 Jan 2006 11:53:56 -0500, Michael Poole <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Alexander Terekhov writes:
> > On 1/12/06, Mahesh T. Pai <email@example.com> wrote:
> > [...]
> > > Download the binary and the *corresponding* source code. While
> > > distributing only the binary. put on the CD, a file saying that the
> > > source code to every binary on the CD is available from you to the
> > > person you gave the cd. (``Sources are available from <address>''
> > > will do). Now, if somebody says that you are doing commercial
> > > distribution, you can comply by giving sources to the persons who
> > > contact you at the <address>. (you now comply with 3(b) ).
> > Hey Carrera, just ignore what the GNUtians say. If somebody says
> > that you must give sources "or else", reply "17 USC 109, piss off".
> Here is a suggestion of how you can put your bizarre legal theory to
> the test:
> 1) Buy a copy of relatively pricey commercial software.
Nah. I prefer something for free. Several moons ago when I was challenged
by another GNUtian, I've "bought" (for USD 0) winxp64 download from
Microsoft and resold it on a CD for EURO 6.50 on ebay.de. Item 7133325141.
And I'm still not in prison. How come?