[PLUG] some clarifications on GPL

Ritesh Khadgaray khadgaray at gmail.com
Wed Jan 10 10:13:52 IST 2007

On Tue, 2007-01-09 at 14:13 +0530, Atul Nene wrote:
> Thanks Sridhar for clarifying further. When I said 'give back to
> owner', I meant 'give back to community' since, my understanding is
> that GPLed software ceases to belong a person and starts belonging to
> the community.
Not necessary . changes can be made which does not have to be
distributed as long you provide a service based on the sofware, and not
the software itself. On example which pops-up into my mind : Google
( too good to be true mega corporation ? )

> But then, I should have used that word and as Rahul suggests, I better
> read up :)
> Regards,
Ritesh Khadgaray
LinuX N Stuff
Ph: +919822394463
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