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Re: GPL question

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: GPL question
Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2007 20:07:16 +0100

Uncle Hasler, uncle Hasler,

John Hasler wrote:
> me writes:
> > i've not changed any code in "foo", i simply want to use the binary.  can
> > i distribute the original unmodified binary "foo" with my proprietary
> > software and not become obligated to GPL my software?
> Yes.  Note, however, that you will be distributing foo and will have to
> comply with the terms of its license.
> --
> John Hasler
> Dancing Horse Hill
> Elmwood, WI USA

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