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Re: GPL and inhouse use?

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: GPL and inhouse use?
Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 23:34:40 +0200
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Merijn de Weerd <> writes:

> On 2006-05-16, David Kastrup <> wrote:
>> Merijn de Weerd <> writes:
>>> Right now the GPL makes a distinction for in-house code. Only
>>> if you distribute binaries do you have to share the source. I
>>> was just saying that that should change: also in-house code
>>> should be shared, once it's out of testing.
>> Why should that change?
> Web services are going to replace software distributed on media.
> If anyone can use GPL software to offer a service to the public
> without having to share modifications, that blows free software
> right out of the water.

"To the public" is not "internal use".

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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