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

From: Alan Cox
Date: Tue Nov 09 2004 - 06:06:19 EST

On Maw, 2004-11-09 at 02:32, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> "The $20 USD subscription fee includes unlimited priority support,
> full access to the Sveasoft forums, and unlimited access to new
> firmware versions and upgrades."
> So it looks like "if you exersize your right for the software in quesion
> I terminate the contract we have entered into" as opposed to "I will not
> extend your contract beyond initial term".
> Isn't that an additional restriction? My rights for updates are revoked
> if I distribute GPLed code.

Those aren't GPL granted rights. The updates/support contract is a
private contractual matter between Sveasoft and its members. They don't
stop you redistributing the GPL code you received.

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