GPL and embedded linux Re: [oclug] Disintermediate the telephone
sphex at sympatico.ca
Sun Jun 13 01:49:36 EDT 2004
GPL requires you, the producer and owner of A-derivative-work,
to distribute it with a GPL license
not to distribute it at all.
It is you who is prohibited from distributing.
Not the sucker who buys it.
Francis J. A. Pinteric wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Jun 2004 15:10:03 -0400 (EDT)
> Actually it does. There is nothing in the GPL that says that I cannot
> impose other requirements on top of the GPL to whoever I distribute the
GPL is all about preventing "other requirements".
> Paragraph (7) of the GPL says that explicitly. "...
> If you cannot distribute so as to satisfy
> SIMULTANEOUSLY your obligations under this License AND ANY OTHER
> PERTINENT OBLIGATIONS, then as a consequence you may not distribute the
> programme at all." Voilà!
"... you may not distribute the programme at all."
you you you
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