Re: [Gimp-user] Use GIMP for commercial / business purposes?
- From: Jernej Simončič <jernej|s-gmane eternallybored org>
- To: gimp-user-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Use GIMP for commercial / business purposes?
- Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2012 19:05:58 +0100
On Sun, 12 Feb 2012 08:10:33 -0500, Frank Gore wrote:
Yes, you are wrong. You can charge money for distributing Gimp. As
long as either:
a) you haven't modified it
b) if you have modified it, you can provide all the source code
(including modifications) for free or a reasonable cost (ie. at no
This is wrong actually - even if you haven't modified a GPL-licensed
program, you have to provide the source code of the specific binary you
redistributed on request (you can charge a nominal fee for the source
code). This is something you have to be careful of if you redistribute the
binary on the web - offer both the source code and binary from the same
site, it's specifically not enough to just point to some 3rd party site
that has the source code, unless you've made arrangements with that site
that it'll keep providing the source code for your binary.
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