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Re: A newbie's confusion about GPL

On Sat, Oct 18, 2003 at 11:35:06PM +0800, Dasn Cups wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 18, 2003 at 11:09:08AM -0400, Paul Smith wrote:
> > If you use GPL'd code and distribute the results and refuse to hand out
> > the source code, the copyright holder of the GPL'd code can sue you for
> > copyright violation.
> > 
> > If you really meant code owned by the GNU project, the copyright holder
> > is most likely the Free Software Foundation (FSF), and they would sue
> > you, if it came to that.
> > 
> The problem is that if I refuse to hand out the source code, who will know
> that I used GPL'd code? By disassembling?

[from Pulp Fiction]
Vincent: "How'd they meet?"
Jules: "I don't know, however people meet people."

I knew one chick who passed a polygraph by taking so many downers her 
heart rate wouldn't change.  But you wouldn't want to hang out with her.

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