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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Licensing Question

From: Jan-Benedict Glaw
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Licensing Question
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 07:51:47 +0100
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On Thu, 2006-03-16 16:40:05 -0800, Thomas Lord <address@hidden> wrote:
> Matthew:
> >>  If I discover that you have made a binary derived from the sources I
> > I don't get it; Centos is still going ok.
> Centos can take my GNU Hello sources, compile them, and distribute
> those binaries (assuming they make source available and take pains
> to exclude my additional file with restrictive copyright).

Do you want to distribute a GPLd program along with a (more or less
_needed) additional file, which is under restrictive copyright?  In
this case, you'll probably have to play some games to make _your_
distribution of sources comply with GPL...


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