Posted by: Anonymous Coward
on April 12, 2002 06:50 PM
Lindows could make the source code available at $1,000,000 per copy.
It strikes me as odd that there are so many mis-informed opinions over the GPL. You'd expect Linux geeks to have read it over and over and know it by heart, and maybe read it as prayer every evening.
Paragraph 3 of the GPL clearly states you cannot sell the source for a million. You can either: Give it away on the same medium as the binaries (hence no charge), or (3b) sell it separately "for a charge no more than your cost of physically performing source distribution".
Unless you are distributing the source on hand-carved gold plates, that's more likely going to be $5 S&H.