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Re: GPLed software with no true source. Was: Bug#402650: ITP: mozilla-foxyproxy

On 01/30/07 11:54, Don Armstrong wrote:
On Tue, 30 Jan 2007, Stephen Gran wrote:
Just pointing out that it doesn't break our ability to
redistribute under the GPL.

This refrain keeps getting repeated, but still no one has explained
how distributing a form of the work which is _not_ the prefered form
for modification satisfies section 3 of the GPL:

It can't be explained because your assumptions are wrong.

You think that section 3 needs to be satisfied based on your interpretation but it only needs to be satisfactory to the author.

The GPL is not a contract. Rights are granted by the creator.

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