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RE: Source code for binaries offered at http://thinstall.com/ ?
- From: "Jonathan Clark" <jclark at jitit dot com>
- To: "Max Bowsher" <maxb at ukf dot net>,<cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 16:01:18 -0700
- Subject: RE: Source code for binaries offered at http://thinstall.com/ ?
This is a good point. I have the source downloaded and in backups somewhere
around here - so it can be located if needed. While I'm in the process of
putting together a new archive that contains more GPL disclaimers (and more
utilities), I wish to be in compliance by offering a CDROM for those that
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From: Max Bowsher [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Monday, July 28, 2003 2:40 PM
To: Jonathan Clark; email@example.com
Subject: Re: Source code for binaries offered at http://thinstall.com/ ?
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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