Wipe out older versions in cygwin/latest, cygwin/contrib

DJ Delorie dj@delorie.com
Sun Feb 18 09:23:00 GMT 2001

> When I read this, I went "huh? What about the three-year requirement?" 
> So I went back and re-read the GPL.  In case anyone was wondering, it
> looks like (IANAL) you only have to keep the source code around for
> three years if-and-only-if you initially distributed the binaries
> *without* source availability via the same method.  Your compliance with
> the GPL in that case is predicated on sending a *written* offer with the
> binary that says "Get the sources using such-and-so method".  It is that
> *written* offer which must be valid for three years.
> If you distribute the sources and the binaries at the same time (e.g. as
> is done within cygwin/latest and cygwin/contrib) then you can yank the
> sources whenever you yank the binaries.


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