GPL 3.b says:
b) Accompany it with a written offer, valid for at least three
years, to give any third party, for a charge no more than your
cost of physically performing source distribution, a complete
machine-readable copy of the corresponding source code, to be
distributed under the terms of Sections 1 and 2 above on a medium
customarily used for software interchange; or,
Doesn't that mean that as soon as Axim sells their camera,
they have to provide the source to everyone who requests it
(even if he didn't buy anything)?
Egil Kvaleberg[SMTP:email@example.com] wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Jan 2000, you wrote:
> > I thought they had to supply the source on the net or on media for
> > a nominal fee to anyone requesting it.
> No, that only applies to whoever they have distributed binaries to.
> There is no *requirement* whatsoever in GPL for general distribution.
> The *minimum* requirement is to accompany any binaries distributed with a
> written offer to supply source code. The recipient of which is free to
> distribute it according to GPL, of course.
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