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    SubjectRe: GPL violation by CorAccess?
    Hi!

    > > I have seen a device by CorAccess which apparently uses Linux and didn't find
    > > anything that would suggest it complies to GPL, though I had access to the
    > > complete shipping package. Does anyone know about known cause of violation by
    > > this company or should I investigate further?
    >
    > Well what is the case if you use unmodified GPL code, do you still have
    > to provide sources to the end user if you give them binaries? I would
    > guess yes, but IANAL.
    >
    > As far as I can tell their system is a geode GX1 so runs standard x86
    > software. Maybe they didn't have to modify any of the linux kernel to
    > run what they needed. Their applications are their business of course.
    > It looks like they use QT as the gui toolkit, which I don't off hand
    > know the current license conditions of. Then there is the web browser
    > and such, which has it's own license conditions. Of course for all I
    > know their user manual has an offer of sending a CD with the sources if
    > you ask. Does anyone actually have their product that could check for
    > that?

    QT is GPLed, IIRC. Not LGPL-ed, meaning you can't link it with
    proprietary application without license from trolltech.
    Pavel
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