But i think the second part of Zack's reply might not be right.
The company A only needs to make "available" the source. it doesnt
"have" to bundle the source with the binaries... (maybe make it
available on the website or make some such provisions...)
On Wed, 2003-06-25 at 05:57, Zack Gilburd wrote:
> On Tuesday 24 June 2003 11:25, Roger Larsson wrote:
> > A customer of a product B that uses GPL project A can
> > require the source for A. But what about the primary developer?
> > Suppose the company charges an obscene amount of money for
> > the product (that might be an enhanced project A, like a patch to allow
> > compilation on Win32) - the primary developer might not afford to buy that
> > product.
> Not exactly. By my understanding of the GPL, if you plan on distributing
> binaries outside of your corporation, you MUST make the source available to
> any and all third parties. In adition, you must bundle the source code with
> the binary.
> That's just what I have read from the GPL -- IANAL.
> Zack Gilburd
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