[linux-audio-dev] [OT] Linux, audio and the breach of GPL

Marek Peteraj marpet at naex.sk
Sat Apr 10 09:43:53 EDT 2004


> Please help me out with this: I thought we just had to make the sources
> available (they will be available on our or via our web site), return
> any changes we make to the developers (we haven't changed much but we
> have contributed back to the Wine project, for instance), and not change
> or remove the copyright notices from the source (which of course we
> won't). 


The safest bet is to do the following:

1. Don't restrict access to object/executable 
and also provide a download for corresponding source-code
at the same place on the website
(by doing that you'll be providing it to any third party and
accompanying it with the complete corresponding machine-readable
source-code on the website)

2. Also either include the source-code on a CD shipped with the product
which contains the object/executable that is run in the product(or make
a written offer where it can't be missed, which is harder), or if you
don't ship such CD, make a written offer in the manuals.

Marek 



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