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It is "any third party". Quoting from the GPL...

Posted by: tepples on April 14, 2002 05:14 AM


>Otherwise you have to make the the source code available to Any third party.


WRONG, idiot. Go READ THE GPL then come back.


Section 3 of the <A HREF="http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html">GNU General Public License</a gnu.org> requires those who commercially distribute binaries to "Accompany it with the complete corresponding machine-readable source code" or to "Accompany it with a written offer, valid for at least three years, to give any third party, for a charge no more than your cost of physically performing source distribution, a complete machine-readable copy of the corresponding source code." According to <A HREF="http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#WhatDoesWrittenOfferValid">the GPL FAQ</a gnu.org>, "The reason we require the offer to be valid for any third party is so that people who receive the binaries indirectly in that way can order the source code from you."


douche bag.


Huh?

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