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Best Practices for Making Source Code Available Under the GPL

Jun 16, 2011, 10:02 (4 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Lee Schlesinger for this link. ]

Many of these obligations, such as providing a copyright notice and a copy of the GPL version you are using, are relatively simple. However, the obligation to provide source code with the object code is more complex, because you have several choices about how to fulfill it – and the choice you make can cause ongoing problems, especially if you are not set up to administer it.

"The language governing the distribution of source code varies depending on whether you choose to use the second (GPLv2) or third version (GPLv3) of the license. "

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