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Date:      Fri, 23 Feb 2007 11:02:49 -0600
From:      Jeffrey Goldberg <>
To:        =?ISO-8859-1?Q?K=F6vesd=E1n_G=E1bor?= <>
Subject:   Re: Licensing question about GPL/LGPL binaries
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On Feb 23, 2007, at 5:53 AM, K=F6vesd=E1n G=E1bor wrote:

> The question is that can we extract and provide these binaries in a =20=

> simple tar.gz file or is that considered a GPL/LGPL violation? The =20
> sources are freely available on, but we are not sure =20
> doing so is legally correct. What do you think about this?


What you plan to do is perfectly fine under the GPL as long as

(1) What you distribute is under the GPL license
(2) You let people know where they can freely get the source
(3) You don't take credit for work that isn't yours.



Jeffrey Goldberg              

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