[ILUG] is windows dying?
proinnsias at project-bob.org
Wed Jul 7 12:48:29 IST 2004
On Wed, Jul 07, 2004 at 12:19:57PM +0100, Steven Satelle (Service Desk) wrote:
> But I truely
> felt at the time that the direction linux was moving in was away from its
> 'open' history and towards a more 'closed' one (not moving away from the gpl
> which it cant). just more of a model of, you can get the source but you have
> to pay me first.
That's *exactly* the point ! ... there is no requirement or
obligation on me to provide you with source code for a GPL application
I've written unless I supply you with the binary. In turn, I can charge
whatever I like for the binary (the charge for the source must be
minimal if existant).
Does it make any more sense now ?
> Either way, I was wrong, I just saw a couple of small items and made a major
> deduction from it.
Nah ... just misguided !
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