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

On Wed, Jul 19, 2006 at 07:51:30AM +1000, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 18, 2006 at 05:04:02PM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > If you distribute binary images with a magazine and have something in
> > that magazine saying "if you want the source write to <address> with a
> > photocopy of this specific text", everything is okay.
> No more so than "if you want the source write to <address>, enclosing a
> picture of you petting a cat".  Unless, of course, you can show that "a
> photocopy of this specific text" is a necessary cost of providing the
> source.

You're only required to provide the source to those who received a
written promise from you or anyone who passed on the written promise.
The GPL does not say that you may not require proof of them having
received the written promise.

Fun will now commence
  -- Seven Of Nine, "Ashes to Ashes", stardate 53679.4

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