[CentOS] Red Hat CEO: Go Ahead, Copy Our Software

Sat Aug 17 03:25:40 UTC 2013
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 08/16/2013 08:07 PM, Jorge Fábregas wrote:
> On 08/16/2013 10:53 AM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> SUSE does not release their enterprise sources and there
>> is no SLES clone because of it.
> I can't believe I never thought about it (to wonder why there wasn't any
> SLES clone)...
> Shouldn't they release the source for the GPL packages?  I thought there
> was no way around it (and therefore that's why Red Hat had to do it).

1.  They only have to release Sources to the people who they have given
(sold) their software.  They do not have to release them to the general

2.  Red Hat goes above and beyond this requirement, not because they
have to but because they want to.

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