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    SubjectRe: Monta Vista software license terms
    On Mon, 2003-02-10 at 07:18, Oliver Xymoron wrote:
    > > 1. Can MontaVista add separate terms to their purchase agreement that
    > > forbid/discourage/impede publishing the source?
    > Can they or do they? I know that people I've worked with have signed
    > broad NDAs on code they've gotten from MontaVista, though such
    > agreements almost certainly qualify as 'additional restrictions'
    > against the GPL.

    The GPL doesn't permit such restrictions (its an additional restriction)
    but as I understand it the MontaVista packages include a lot more than
    just free software, so the GPL rights probably only apply to the GPL
    packages in their setup

    Alan Cox <>
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