written offer valid for any third party Re: OSI enforcement?
matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Fri Jan 11 23:48:29 UTC 2008
Ernest Prabhakar wrote:
> Hi Philippe,
>>> Philippe Verdy wrote:
>>>> What does this “written offer valid for any third party” mean? Does
>>>> that mean everyone in the world can get the source to any GPL'ed
>>>> program no
>>>> matter what?
> I am glad you made the effort to phrase this discussion the form of a
> question/answer. I invite you (or anyone else) to collect the answers
> into a short summary we can post on the website:
I don't see that as a complex issue. Written offers are valid for any
third party possessing a copy of the written offer. The license is
clear on how one might come to possess such a copy.
However, I don't think OSI's FAQ should interpret licenses.
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