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Re: Running modified GPL software on a server


From: John Hasler
Subject: Re: Running modified GPL software on a server
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2006 20:27:38 -0600
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Rex writes:
> I've seen a lot of people say that if you modify GPL code and run it on a
> server (e.g. I modify MySQL and then use it as a database for my shopping
> website), you don't have to GPL your modifications.

It's bloody well obvious.  Read the license.

> Can anyone point me to an official statement on this by the FSF or
> another authority?

Ask your lawyer.
-- 
John Hasler 
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Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI USA


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