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Re:The GPL doesn't work that way

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on April 15, 2002 05:36 AM
If a company puts gpled software on an Employee's computer, they are not "distributing" it. Hence they do not have to release the code. Same as if I was to take some GPL software, change it, and use it just for myself, I don't have to release any changes.

However, it does not appear that Lindows has done this. Regardless of the relative merits of releasing source code, they need to do so to comply with the licence. They should have offered the source on a seperate cd for some nominal charge plus shipping and handling.

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