Restriction on distribution by Novell?

David Woolley david at
Wed Sep 27 06:33:37 UTC 2006

> Again, WHY do you think the written offer needn't be valid for
> sub-licensees?  "all third parties" (GPL 3b) seems clear enough to me,
> and no one has yet explained why they disagree.

In any case, indirect recipients of unmodified binaries are direct licensees;
that's why it is a GENERAL PUBLIC licence.  It says anyone in possession of
a copy receives a licence from the original licensor(s).

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