[Ilugc] [OT] To be or not to be FOSS?
manokaran at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 10:31:45 IST 2008
On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 1:47 AM, Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org> >
> Read back what I said carefully. I was merely asserting that
> distributing to third parties is not a requirement of the GPL license
> depending on how you to choose to distribute the source code. I only
> need to provide it to the people I distribute the binaries to under 3 a)
> A few common misconceptions:
> * Public source is not a requirement of the GPL license and never has been.
> * If I choose to modify a GPL'ed source base and use it privately, I
> don't need to distribute my modifications.
> * While you can demand the source if I distribute the binaries, there is
> no requirement for me to provide you the binaries in the first place.
After that exchange between us, am much clearer about the issues. Thanks, Rahul.
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