Re: Distributing Debian derivative
David Given <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 2010-03-22 15:14, Paul Wise wrote:
>> In any case, some of the software you are distributing will be GPL, so
>> you'll need to also distribute source code.
> How do Debian derivatives such as Knoppix or Elive do it? AFAIK, they
> don't distribute the source code for unmodified packages themselves,
> instead referring people to the Debian servers. Is this legal or is it
> just that nobody's complained yet?
7 years ago, Klaus Knopper posted to this list 
Klaus Knopper <email@example.com> wrote:
> May I quote from the written offer, that is included on every Knoppix-CD
> in the KNOPPIX directory:
> "Since this is a genuine open source project, subject to the GNU General
> Public License, the source code for the KNOPPIX-specific packages is
> available via the Internet at http://www.knopper.net/knoppix/sources/.
> You may find the sources for the installed Debian packages on the
> various Debian mirrors. Additionally, you can order the sources
> directly from Knopper.Net for the cost of material, copying, packaging
> and postage. This offer is valid for 3 years, counting from the build
> date of this CD-Rom."
> -Klaus Knopper
I do not know anything about Elive.