cygwin vs. MKS Toolkit

DJ Delorie
Tue Aug 31 23:49:00 GMT 1999

> Sure.  You resell packaged GNU code, but you make source available, and 
> technically, I believe you aren't charging for the software itself - you're
> charging for the packaging, polish, and support.  All legit.

Charging for the software itself is also legit.

> My basic point was that I don't believe MKS is using GNU source, and they
> have never, to my knowledge, offered any source for any of their products.
> As I understand it, using GNU code would require them to do so.

I didn't say they *were* using GNU, I just said that they *could* - if
they obeyed the terms of the GPL, just like everyone else.

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