Re: Linksys WRT54G and the GPL

From: Adrian Bunk (
Date: Wed Jun 11 2003 - 14:22:33 EST

On Wed, Jun 11, 2003 at 10:39:36AM -0700, Randolph Bentson wrote:
> If the distributor elects to distribute the object code or executable
> form under clause 3b, one might reasonably argue that the distributor
> need only distribute the source to those third parties in possession
> of the written offer which must be included. Others may argue that

"Accompany it with a written offer, ..., to give any third party, ..., a
complete machine-readable copy of the corresponding source code..."

This is non-ambiguous. You might _not_ "reasonably argue" about it, the
"any third party" leaves no room for other interpretations.

> Randolph Bentson



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