GPL - possible violation - what should I do?

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra rms at
Thu Mar 21 11:07:33 UTC 2002

On Thu, 2002-03-21 at 00:36, MJ Ray wrote:
> I don't like the OAGPL posted elsewhere in this thread.  It seems to have
> problems.  Why is the GPL perceived as inadequate for web-based software?

The GNU GPL requires access to the program and the sources. Through a
webapp, you never actually use the program, but feed data into the
webserver which will run the program and then send you back the results.

So... the user is "using" a GPL program, but has no way to get it's

Hugs, Rui

+ No matter how much you do, you never do enough -- unknown
+ Whatever you do will be insignificant,
| but it is very important that you do it -- Ghandi
+ So let's do it...?
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