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selling web application access

Hi everybody,

I'm writing here because I'm having a doubt on the GPL and I'd like to
discuss it with you.

Scenario: a software house develops a web application based on GPL
software. It doesn't sell the application to customers, it sells the
access to the application, which is installed, run and is maintained on
the software house's server.

Question: can the users ask for the application's source code? I mean,
in the GPL only the case of software distribution is covered. But in
this case the software isn't distributed, it remains in the software
house's servers.

Selling access to an application is the same as distributing the

Thank you for your answers.

PS:I know it is not polite, but can you please CC: me? I did not
subscribe the list.

Non c'e' piu' forza nella normalita', c'e' solo monotonia.

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