[ANN] Cygwin DEV survey

Suhaib M. Siddiqi Ssiddiqi@InspirePharm.Com
Wed Mar 31 19:45:00 GMT 1999

> What happens if those sources go away?  You immediately violate the
> GPL if/when that happens. >>
>I understand the reasons for these requirements, but IMHO they are
>unnecessarily burdensome for the case of packages which come from mirrors
>ftp.gnu.org, where we have reasonable assurance they may always be found
>easily.  In addition, if someone wants the source, they may also wish to be
>checking for a more up to date version, so they will need to go to the gnu
>mirror anyway.

Licensing is a different issue.  If I want source, then I do not worry about
precompiled version.  I would rather compile it myself.

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