Re: Linksys WRT54G and the GPL

From: Horst von Brand (
Date: Mon Jun 09 2003 - 09:09:11 EST

Frank Cusack <> said:


> Note that including the source with the physical package is not enough
> to meet the GPL requirements. The source must be available to any third
> party, not just purchasers of the product.

Nope. The product (binary) has to be freely redistributable, and everybody
who gets the binary has the right to get the source.

IANAL, and no GPL-expert either, but...

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