[PLUG] some clarifications on GPL
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Mon Jan 8 13:17:28 IST 2007
On Monday 08 January 2007 12:56, Atul Nene wrote:
> Hi Nilesh,
> On 1/7/07, nilesh deo <nilesh.deo at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I am a bit confused with the terms of GPL
> > What i know is that if a SW is reg. under GPL and if the SW is
> > allowed to be dwnl then the owner must also give the source code along
> > with it,
> > now is there any more to it ?
> Yes. In addition, if the person who downloads software provided under
> GPL and makes any changes to the source code, then he should give back
> those changes to the original owner.
I believe the correct wording would be 'make the changes available to all the
recipients of the modified software, irrespective of form of modified
The changes does not need to go back to the owner. They should be available to
the recipient of the modified software.
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