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Re: Fedora and the System Administrator



On Thu, 2003-10-02 at 19:45, Bill Anderson wrote:

> 
> <the whirring sound of a can opener is heard>
> If the binary is GPL, really I don't see how you stop that from being
> redistributed either. That is an additional encumbrance not compatible
> with the GPL.
> 

Join the group of people who have asked the FSF opinion on this, doing
anything else is just wasting electrons..

The only legal reading I have heard of it (not from RH) was that the GPL
only really covers that a binary given will be given source code. It
doesnt say that a person cant put addition restrictions on the binary..
only that it cant put restrictions on the distribution of the source
code. 

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