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Re: Linux Magazin Germany, affecting Debian's image?!

On Mon, Jul 17, 2006 at 02:54:53PM +1000, Andrew Donnellan wrote:
> On 7/17/06, Matthew Palmer <mpalmer@debian.org> wrote:
> >You were perfectly right until that last sentence.  If I buy a copy of the
> >magazine, with the DVD, and it contains a written offer to provide source
> >code for the GPL material on the DVD (thus satisfying section 3 via 3b) I
> >can redistribute that DVD non-commercially to other parties, giving them 
> >the
> >written offer provided by the magazine (thus satisfying section 3 via 3c).
> >The magazine is allowed to charge at-cost for the source distribution, so 
> >as
> >not to leave themselves out of pocket.
> Correct, I forgot about 3c. Still, the point is that only purchasers
> or people who the purchasers have given it to non-commercially have
> the right to get the source at cost price. The GPL does not require
> anyone to give anything away for free, except the source at cost
> price.

Full ACK, for "it" equal to "the written offer for source code".

- Matt

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