Re: GTK emebedded

Wolfgang Sourdeau wrote:
> All of this is perfectly legal. Also, if anyone wanted to sell a GPL'd
> software without distributing it first, whether it is his own work or
> not, that also would be perfectly legal and understandable. Free
> software doesn't mean that programmers haven't the right to live. The
> common behaviour of distributing free programs on the Net is just a
> "cultural" trend, but is in no way mandatory.
> What the GPL requires is that *if* you distribute (for a fee or not)
> the binaries you have to distribute the source code for a nominal fee
> (or at no charge if possible) for the cost of the medium). All the
> rest is permitted. You can also charge money for the source code if
> you don't provide binaries.

The GPL is designed such that it protects the rights of his customers.

He is perfectly in his right to deny request for source from people
hasn't obtained a license for such sw or in this case which hasn't
a license to use his sw.

HE CAN'T deny his customers access to the source of his GDK library 
or dito for the belonging display server.

This is my reading of the GPL !

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