[sword-devel] Releasing application under sword GNU public license

Manu Mital mitalmanu at hotmail.com
Wed Sep 19 07:12:37 MST 2007

I can change that to Version 2 if you like. Either case is okay with me. Thanks,

> Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 14:38:46 +0200> From: lists at obbink.org> To: sword-devel at crosswire.org> Subject: Re: [sword-devel] Releasing application under sword GNU public license> > Mmital & others,> > I saw that you released it under version 3 or later of the GPL license.> http://www.swordwarrior.net/> Any reaon to go with version 3 and not the still more common version 2> or later. (version 3 was just introduced this summer)> (This is not a compaint just a reason for thinking about it, since> you're the author it's your call.)> > Others, does this post anywhere a problem since the rest of the Sword> software is version 2 or later? e.g. backporting/ incorporating mmital> software in our other software.> > Regards,> > Maurits Obbink.> > P.S. Mmital thnx for your work.> > Eeli Kaikkonen wrote:> > On Wed, 19 Sep 2007, jonathon wrote:> >> The GPL requires one to make source code available to people who have> >> your program, when/if they request it.> > > > Wrong. GPL v. 2 (which we use) says (in my own words) in section 3: a)> > accompany the binary with the source, b) accompany it with written offer> > to give the source code to ANY PARTY.> > > >> There is no obligation to provide source code to people who don't have> >> your software.> > > > That is not true, see above.> > > >> There is no obligation to provide source code to> >> people when they obtain your software.> > > > True, but then you must explicitly give the written offer.> > > > > > Yours,> > Eeli Kaikkonen (Mr.), Oulu, Finland> > e-mail: eekaikko at mailx.studentx.oulux.fix (with no x)> > -- > unknown mileage at least 280 K miles> _________ Maurits Obbink> ._____/___I____\\_____ lists-at-obbink.org> (>---_-----------_----\ 1968 280SEL> =="(o)----------(o)---== The Netherlands> > _______________________________________________> sword-devel mailing list: sword-devel at crosswire.org> http://www.crosswire.org/mailman/listinfo/sword-devel> Instructions to unsubscribe/change your settings at above page
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