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Re: Distribution

On Fri, Dec 21, 2001 at 11:47:42AM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Fri, Dec 21, 2001 at 02:38:57PM +0100, Bernard Dautrevaux wrote:
>>>If you are in compliance with the licensing of each of the packages
>>>that you will be releasing (including the cygwin DLL) then you should
>>>be ok.  I can only speak in a semi-official capacity for cygwin.  The
>>>other packages have their own licensing terms.  I assume that adhering
>>>to the GPL should satisfy all of the licensing terms but I don't know
>>>for sure.
>>>If you want to be 100% sure of that fact, then you should contact a
>>Note that if you put full sources with the binaries, you provide your
>>user with everything that RedHat provides with the binary; so either
>>you are compliant or RedHat is not :-)
>>Just my .02euro
>Your .02euro is worth exactly as much as mine.  Neither of us is a
>lawyer.  If someone is asking for advice on how to be legally correct
>then they should seek appropriate counsel.

And, just an added note -- for the cygwin DLL, we own the license so we
can do what we want with it.  You can't just emulate Red Hat and assume
that you're ok.


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