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Re: [sc-dev] its time for a User library

On Mar 1, 2006, at 5:41 AM, Dan Stowell wrote:

2006/3/1, James Harkins <jamshark70@xxxxxxxxx>:
I'm going to go out on a limb here ... the GPL requires that the source
code for derivative works be distributed. If the source code is in a
MacOSX app package, which any knowledgeable user can open, I think that
should be sufficient to meet the requirement.

This is a bit dodgy. At least, both the GPL licence and a bit of text
telling the user how to access the source code should stand outside
the app package. ("How to access the source code" could be
instructions for opening the package, or a URL to a plain source

Sure, as a matter of courtesy, of course that's a good idea. My point was just that wrapping the sc code in the package poses no technical obstacle to complying with the GPL.


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