When does a vendor need to provide sourcecode for products?
eagle at cyberdelia.de
Thu Oct 26 12:47:09 CEST 2006
On Thu, 26 Oct 2006, Armijn Hemel wrote:
>>> That depends. There are basically two options, which are outlined in the
>>> GPL in sections 3a and 3b. The 3a section says (roughly said): ship the
>>> sourcecode with the product, section 3b says (again, roughly): add an offer
>>> for the sourcecode for any third party, valid for three years.
>> Ah, ok. So almost impossible to check as a non-customer of the product...
> Basically, yes. Accusing companies of GPL incompliance, while they are in
> fact GPL compliant, is in nobody's interest :)
Yes, i totally agree. Guess i'll just ask them and/or get a trial license.
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