Re: Linux Magazin Germany, affecting Debian's image?!
On Wed, Jul 19, 2006 at 11:43:40PM +1000, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 19, 2006 at 12:15:48PM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 19, 2006 at 07:51:30AM +1000, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jul 18, 2006 at 05:04:02PM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > > > If you distribute binary images with a magazine and have something in
> > > > that magazine saying "if you want the source write to <address> with a
> > > > photocopy of this specific text", everything is okay.
> > >
> > > No more so than "if you want the source write to <address>, enclosing a
> > > picture of you petting a cat". Unless, of course, you can show that "a
> > > photocopy of this specific text" is a necessary cost of providing the
> > > source.
> > You're only required to provide the source to those who received a
> > written promise from you or anyone who passed on the written promise.
> 3b) Accompany it with a written offer [...] to give any third party, for a
> charge no more than your cost of physically performing source
> distribution, a complete machine-readable copy of the corresponding
> source code
> Sorry, I just don't see how your interpretation comes out of that. Can you
> elaborate further?
Err, heh. No, I can't :-)
(I had always (subconsciously) read it that way, but now that you point
it out, seems my interpretation was wrong. Thanks :-)
Fun will now commence
-- Seven Of Nine, "Ashes to Ashes", stardate 53679.4