Re: CISCO Aironet 350

From: Vladimir Ivaschenko (
Date: 2002-07-04 18:12:12 UTC

Thu, Jul 04, 2002 at 09:39:07AM -0700 Ray wrote about Re: CISCO Aironet 350

First of all - this is off topic. I promise not to answer to this anymore. And since guys state that they are going to make amendments on their webpage - that's fine with me.

> > The problem with you guys, even though that your products are based on
> > Linux, you fail to even mention that and give appropriate credit. This is
> > a clause required by GPL and you break it.
> No, you might want to actually read the GPL

I did. Section 2a. Of course, since there is no source code, there is no way to carry the modification note. I'm 100% sure, for example, that kernel has been modified. Even kernel reconfiguration would count as modification...

> > GPL also requires that you clearly specify where to download the source
> > for code based on GPL.
> They only need to give the source code to whatever GPLd binaries they are
> distributing to those that they have distributed to, not everyone. I don't
> know if they are doing this or not but I certainly hope so. Of course, any
> modules that they've created themselves they do NOT have to provide source
> for.

The image is available for public evaluation. I didn't get any references to source code when I downloaded it.

Best Regards
Vladimir Ivaschenko

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