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Posted Mar 6, 2011 13:05 UTC (Sun) by jch (guest, #51929)
RedHat are clearly not distributing the "preferred form of the work for making modifications to it". By failing to do so, they are violating both the spirit and the letter of the GPL.
Whether or not anyone intends to sue them is irrelevant -- they should fix what many of us see as a serious mistake, lest they loose much of the community's goodwill they have earned over the years.
Posted Mar 6, 2011 14:19 UTC (Sun) by rahulsundaram (subscriber, #21946)
I have no qualms about people arguing about the "spirit" of the license since that is open to interpretation and one doesn't need to be a copyright expert to do so.
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