Paul Jakma stated the following on Wed, Mar 15, 2000 at 02:58:17PM +0000 :
> On Wed, 15 Mar 2000, Colin Whittaker wrote:
>>> > So if I buy a boxset of some distro in a bookstore, the bookstore is
> > responsible for explaining my rights under the gpl to me?
> > seems wrong somehow
>> i think (probably/educated guess) that the distributor of the software
> (ie the people who slap the cd in the book) have a duty to make sure
> that purchasee is made aware of his rights.
>> As for the unison thing: how is the box branded? Unison? ie are Unison
> just a reseller for netgem, or are they distributing it themselves as
> their own product? From the ads it sounds like the latter, so therefore
> it would be Unison's responsibility to make sure their customers receive
> the rights they are entitled to under the GPL. (and in such a case
> netgem are of no concern to the end-user).
The packaging and the manual refer to NETGEM, unison is just the product
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