[Frugalware-forums] Re: Distribution

Miklos Vajna vmiklos at frugalware.org
Sun Aug 3 10:08:36 CEST 2008


On Sun, Aug 03, 2008 at 04:44:31AM +0200, richard <richardg.nw at gmail.com> wrote:
> As a side note, does anyone know if the source code must be given if
> the person receiving the code says that they do not want the source
> code?  I suppose - as long as the code is being offered - the source
> code would have to be offered too.  However, at the time when one
> receives the code, could the receiving individual wave the offer for
> the source code and just receive the executable?

IANAL, but the term "offer" is important here. We put out the source
tarball for each package to anonftp, but that's not necessary. To
satisfy GPL, it would be even enough to send the tarballs privately to
who asks for it.
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