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Re: [swish-e] How to be compliant

From: Peter Karman <peter(at)not-real.peknet.com>
Date: Wed Mar 21 2007 - 14:32:15 GMT
goran@krampe.se scribbled on 3/21/07 8:13 AM:
> Hi!
> 
> Peter Karman <peter@peknet.com> wrote:
>>> 2. Bundle binary only files in our win32 Gjallar zip AND explain in
>>> Readme that Gjallar uses Swish-e version x unmodified and that src is
>>> available at <URL> and point to swish-e.org for more info.
>> I think that #2 meets the terms of the GPL license section 3 subsection c. You 
>> are distributing executable copies of the program, using an unmodified version, 
>> and IIRC the windows swish-e version includes with it a copy of the COPYING 
>> (GPL) file, which dictates that the source is available.
> 
> Ok, but if I understood you correctly - it is ok if we do not include
> the actual source and instead point to our server where the pristine
> original source and binary distribution files are located (copied from
> swish-e.org)?

yes, that is fine. You can either provide source via your server or just point 
at swish-e.org and indicate the version. Either is fine.


> Gjallar is definitely not Win32 only but it is only for Win32 that we
> want to disitribute Gjallar with "everything included" to give the
> developers/users playing with it the least hassle.
> 
> The Linux/Unix crowd is a different audience and for them we instead
> include instructions to install/build Swish-e (and graphviz and one or
> more things).

cool. makes complete sense to me.

cheers,
pek

-- 
Peter Karman  .  http://peknet.com/  .  peter(at)not-real.peknet.com
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Received on Wed Mar 21 10:32:15 2007