[CentOS-devel] Re: This might be of interest to CentOS developers
rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Jan 17 17:43:34 UTC 2006
Shawn M. Jones wrote:
> Based on the link, it looks like they want a CUSTOM version of
> RHEL/CentOS with their own artwork in it. Maybe RJ Solutions is a big
> corporation that wants its own corporate images splashed all over its
> desktops. I believe the CentOS distro is licensed under the GPL. As
> long as they don't distribute it outside their organization, then they
> do not need to provide this to anyone else. The minute they distribute
> the GPL dictates that they must hand over source code.
Specifically, the GPL requires them to "hand over source code"
(only/at-least) to those to who they distribute the GPL binaries. They
don't (necessarily) have to provide the source to everyone.
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