[PLUG] some clarifications on GPL

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Mon Jan 8 14:53:18 PST 2007


Nishit Dave wrote:
> Continued from previous post...
> 
> Recently, there was some controversy whether (small-sized)
> creators/distributors of say Knoppix or SimplyMepis should be distributing
> the source code under the GPL, in addition to their own modifications, and
> this is a big grey area.  AFAIK, there is a compromise resolution that such
> authors may need to store complete source code versions for each of their
> public releases on a web server accessible to all.   This problem is now
> being addressed under the GPLv3 for disambiguation, but till recently, they
> might have been in default.

GPlv3 makes no difference in this regard. How about just reading 
http://gplv3.fsf.org instead of speculating?

Rahul



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