Source code distribution for derivatives (Re: Concerns)

Tim Schmidt timschmidt at
Tue Jan 9 04:17:30 GMT 2007

On 1/6/07, Matt Zimmerman <mdz at> wrote:
> Ubuntu is bound by the same requirements to distribute
> source code, and therefore it will always be available from us under terms
> compliant with its license(s).


> Therefore, David Turner's scenario in the article you quoted (that the
> upstream distributor will cease to distribute the relevant source code) does
> not apply to Ubuntu.

Except in the case that you choose to stop doing so, or fail
monetarily, or are legally constrained from doing so, or experience
extended technical problems, or ...


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