[PLUG] some clarifications on GPL

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Tue Jan 9 10:08:00 PST 2007


Nishit Dave wrote:
> On 1/9/07, Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>>
>> GPlv3 makes no difference in this regard. How about just reading
>> http://gplv3.fsf.org instead of speculating?
>>
> 
> Cluebat: http://pcburn.com/article.php?sid=1593
> Original attribution:
> http://trends.newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=06/07/15/0331201
> 
> Disambiguation was the key word in my earlier post.  Go figure.

The clauses regarding availability of source when a service is offered 
over the network is a *optional compatible clause*. So again GPLv3 makes 
absolutely no difference in this case by default. You are quoting a 
obsolete article. Read the *current draft* before cluebatting someone.

Rahul



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