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Re: Source code for binaries offered at http://thinstall.com/ ?
- From: "Max Bowsher" <maxb at ukf dot net>
- To: "Jonathan Clark" <jclark at jitit dot com>,<cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 23:40:18 +0100
- Subject: Re: Source code for binaries offered at http://thinstall.com/ ?
- References: <JCEDIBGPAGLPCDKIIDAFIENPGKAA.firstname.lastname@example.org>
Jonathan Clark wrote:
> Hi Christopher,
> I see, I thought this condition was to eliminate the need to mirror the
> if you are simply redistributing binaries that already have source
> If it meets your approval for satisfying the GPL, I will add the following
> "Some programs inside of this archive use unmodified binaries from the
> Cygwin project which is released under the GPL license. Source code for
> these programs can be downloaded from:
> Additionally, source code for these programs is available on CDROM for the
> cost of postage. For more information on how to obtain the CDROM, email
> As soon as I get a request for CDROM, I will package it up and post on the
> web site as well - but so far people have been content to download it from
> cygwin website.
If you don't package up the specific source *now* how will you know and
obtain the source when you do receive a request?
There is no guarantee that the exact version you are distributing will still
be on the Cygwin mirrors.
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