RE: GPL Violation of 'sveasoft' with GPL Linux Kernel/Busybox +code

From: Alan Cox
Date: Mon Nov 08 2004 - 21:01:51 EST

On Llu, 2004-11-08 at 21:54, David Schwartz wrote:
> If Sveasoft is not violating the GPL, then the GPL can trivially be evaded
> by anyone using a refinement of their technique. You simply make a person
> agree not to ever request the source code or distribute the binary code in
> exchange for agreeing to sell them the software in the first place.

That would be an additional restriction since its a right the GPL
definitively gives you. The drafters of the GPL were not dumb people.

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