Cygwin license

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


>Currently, as I see it, the only way to keep compliance with all open
>source licenses is to provide instructions on where to find the tools,
>where to find the source and provide instructions on what to change
>and how to build them yourself with warnings not to distribute the
>binaries.  Bartlee first stated this as a suggestion (at least most of
>it), I reiterated it and no one has yet made any comments to
>contridict it.
>
>If you plan to supply binaries using the cygwin1.dll then you must:
>1) provide a means to obtain the source for that version of the
>cygwin1.dll
>2) provide a means to obtain the source for the packages that the
>cygwin1.dll is dependent upon.
>3) provide a means to obtain the source for the packages that you are
>providing binaries for and ensure that those packages meet the
>requirements for the GPL.
>
>Does anyone disagree with this?
>

I agree!!!

Suhaib

PS: Ernie, I noticed a few of your messages sent to me from Yahoo.com bounced.  Sorry about it, we block all the emails originating from yahoo.com prontomail.com, lycos.com and other web based server because of a huge number of SPAM also originating from these sites.  If you reply my message make sure you change my address from ssiddiqi@inspirepharm.com to ssiddiqi@ipass.net.  Sorry about it.


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