Restriction on distribution by Novell?

Rick Moen rick at
Tue Sep 26 21:33:00 UTC 2006

Quoting Wilson, Andrew (andrew.wilson at

> No, not under GPLv2.  Novell's obligation to provide sources extends
> only to those who obtain a copy of the binary from Novell.
> GPLv3 may change this.

Doesn't anyone _read_ the text?  Any lawful recipient (including
non-customers given copies of the work by customers) may invoke Novell's
clause 3b obligation to furnish corresponding source code to any third

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