OSD modification regarding what license can require of user

Bruce Perens bruce at perens.com
Wed Mar 13 23:08:28 UTC 2002

On Wed, Mar 13, 2002 at 10:24:02PM +0000, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> Or A, to look from a different side on this?


The terms of the GPL don't require you to give source code to the
person to whom you distribute the binary. If you fail to do so, the
copyright holder can sue you for infringement, but unless you manage to
give the copyright holder a binary, they can't compel you to give the
source code to them.

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