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

On Mon, 17 Jul 2006 17:04:18 -0700, Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> said:

>> If there WERE anything that said that modified versions of Debian
>> must be "avavilable for free download", it would mean that something
>> is seriously, horribly, wrong. It would be a non-free requirement.

> You mean like the terms of the GPL?

The GPL doesn't require that anything be available for free _download_.
The GPL doesn't specify the method of distribution; you could distribute
only on a stack of backup tapes if you wanted to.

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