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Re: Source code for binaries offered at http://thinstall.com/ ?
On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 10:12:07PM -0400, Jon A. Lambert wrote:
>From: "Carlo Florendo" <email@example.com>
>> From: "Jonathan Clark" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Subject: RE: Source code for binaries offered at http://thinstall.com/ ?
>> > Hello Max,
>> > 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
>> > desire it.
> 3. You may copy and distribute the Program (or a work based on it,
>under Section 2) in object code or executable form under the terms of
>Sections 1 and 2 above provided that you also do one of the following:
>b) Accompany it with a written offer, valid for at least three
This would require sending a written offer to every person who purchases
your software. "Written" is not email. It's an actual letter.
I'll say it again: We have consulted with experts. The FSF FAQ entry is
really correct here. If you are offering binaries on a web site, you
need to offer sources on the web site, too.
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