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

Scripsit "Robinson Tryon" <bishop.robinson@gmail.com>

> My guess is that the lawyers who drafted the GPL knew or believed that
> the courts would interpret such a "written offer" like a coupon:  you
> have to physically (or electronically, etc...) have a copy of that
> particular written offer in order to redeem it for the source code.

In order to _enforce_ the offer legally, one would of course need a
way to prove that it exists. But I am not sure that the vendor can
demand that such proof should take exactly the form of a photocopy of
the original document.

Henning Makholm                               "Hi! I'm an Ellen Jamesian. Do
                                        you know what an Ellen Jamesian is?"

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