AGAIN: sharing the data

Sebastian Rahtz
Wed Oct 11 14:45:20 CEST 2006

Benjamin Ducke wrote:
> E.g. a company that puts a Linux system and some GPL'd
> firewall software on a network router, then sells it to an internet
> provider who in turn rents it to a customer still has to release the
> GPL'd source codes the used in their machine.

I have to disagree. The GPL is invoked by software
_distribution_, not by mere use.

Sebastian Rahtz      

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