[thelist] GNU / GPL

Fred Jones fredthejonester at gmail.com
Wed Oct 24 05:40:40 CDT 2007

 > No. No offense to your lawyer, but this is utter nonsense. If your
 > application is built using GPL software, your software itself needs to
 > be released using the appropriate GPL license. Which means that, along
 > with the .exe, you have to provide the source code of your application,

The client does NOT want to release the source code, however.

 > No, commercial use of GPL software is explicitly allowed. However, you
 > have to release your software under the terms of the GPL and you will
 > have to provide the source code.
 > See http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#GPLCommercially

He wants to be able to charge $ for each license and ONLY release the 
EXE itself.


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