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Re: Is this OK with the GPL?
On Wed, Mar 05, 2003 at 08:36:30AM +0000, John Morrison wrote:
>On Tue, 4 Mar 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 04, 2003 at 08:48:02PM -0000, John Morrison wrote:
>> >New Windows Installers
>> > * Safely install Cygwin with its environment automatically
>> > configured for Windows OS machines.
>> > * The Uninstaller features cleanup of registry settings and
>> > environment variables.
>> > * All toolsuites are consistent (Stout?s Law) in how you install them.
>> >With all the comments wrt GPL and licensing...
>> Am I correct in assuming that you'd have to buy the product to find out?
>> They are under no obligation to give anything away, but if they provide
>> binaries, they surely must also provide sources.
>Yeah, you have to buy it. They do a 30 day demo, surely that can't
>come with source!? Wonder how GPL deals with that.
I think the GPL is pretty clear. If you give someone a binary, you have
to give them the source. There is no "out" for a 30 day demo.
>(Please note I'm not trying to make trouble, just curious!)
I know. Licensing issues are always trouble, though. :-(
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