On Sun, 16 May 2004 09:44:17 +0100 (IST), Paul Jakma <paul at clubi.ie> wrote:
> If you _always_ supply source with the work, 3b need never apply and
> _noone_ has the right to demand source from you. You fully discharge
> your responsibilities if you provide source with the work.
A further question.
The scenario is modification of an LGPL library with one
primary copyright holder. The changes are to accomodate an
extended implementation of an RFC. The extensions are useful
but are not covered by the RFC. The primary copyright holder
does not wish to incorporate the changes back into the main
library codebase, viewing them as undesirable complications.
The modified LGPL library is to be shipped as part of a product.
Under the LGPL, I take it that you are still obliged to reveal
these source code changes and are not allowed to "sit on them".
Further, I am assuming that a way to comply is to provide the
source code of the library before modification, at a certain
known revision, along with a patch for the changes made.
No obligation to keep the patches up-to-date with newer
revisions of the base library?
Is this enough to comply with the LGPL requirements?
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