angus.ainslie at gmail.com
Wed Sep 24 02:51:23 CEST 2008
On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 6:09 PM, Rod Whitby <rod at whitby.id.au> wrote:
> Did you purchase a device from them? The GPL does not require source
> code availability to just anyone who wants it - the distributor only
> needs to provide it to those people to whom they distribute the binary.
> I agree that a good open source citizen should provide the source
> publicly as soon as it is available (i.e. even before the binary is
> distributed), but the GPL simply doesn't require that so you can't
> demand that.
I didn't purchase anything from them but I did ask very politely for their
I think it does show the true colours of a company that isn't willing to
return its changes to the general public.
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