Subject: Re: GNU and classified software
From: Ben_Tilly@trepp.com
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2001 09:15:44 -0500


Frank Hecker wrote:
> Norbert Bollow wrote:
> > However you are not allowed to take parts of the source code of
> > GNU programs and adapt them for inclusion in classified
> > software.
>
> I respectfully disagree. Based on my reading of it, the GPL does not
> require that you make source code for derived works publicly available,
> it requires only that you make the source code available to those to
> whom you distribute the derived work...

Is slipping spyware into an unsuspecting person's computer
"distribution"?

What if they never discover it? :-)

/duck

Cheers,
Ben