Subject: Re: Who holds the copyright?
From: Brian Bartholomew <>
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 1999 23:44:41 -0500

Bruce writes:
> That's a pretty big point of contention - GPL with broad distrition
> vs.  GPL with intentionaly narrow distribution. If they are
> distributing the source with the binary, all one needs to do is find
> a single customer of this software and ask them to post the source.

Brian Bartholomew writes:
> For years I've been asking everyone to demonstrate this objection is
> real by pointing me to a copy of the current for-sale Cygnus stuff
> up for ftp.  It hasn't happened yet.

Ian writes:
> Well, I think quite a few people have explained to you why it isn't
> particularly likely.  What don't you believe about the explanation?

I believe the explanation.  It seems it's Bruce that isn't convinced.

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