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    SubjectRe: Monta Vista software license terms
    On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 12:04:36PM -0500, Disconnect wrote:
    > What does this "written offer valid for any third party" mean? Does that
    > mean everyone in the world can get the source to any GPL'ed program no
    > matter what?
    > "Valid for any third party" means that anyone who has the offer
    > is entitled to take you up on it.
    > If you commercially distribute binaries not accompanied with
    > source code, the GPL says you must provide a written offer to
    > distribute the source code later. When users non-commercially
    > redistribute the binaries they received from you, they must pass
    > along a copy of this written offer. This means that people who
    > did not get the binaries directly from you can still receive
    > copies of the source code, along with the written offer.

    Has any user of a mvista-powered embedded device ever seen this offer?..

    I guess many of their customers "forgot" that
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