[ILUG] RMS: KDE in violation of GPL
wesley at blackstar.co.uk
Wed Sep 6 11:34:42 IST 2000
On Wed, Sep 06, 2000 at 10:55:27AM +0100, kevin lyda wrote:
> well, while it's less serious, i see the same scenario between bsd and the
> gpl. with a bsd license someone can take my code and make it so i can't
> read it. i still get credit, but i can't see it. with the gpl people
> can *choose* to take my code but they can't hide it.
Sure they can. Suppose somebody derives from your gpl-ed code. If you
can't find somebody who'll give you a binary of that derivation then
nobody, nowhere is under any obligation to give you the source.
That's how I understand it anyhow.
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