That would sound like 'private use' to me which is permitted by the
GPL. If the client later wanted to *distribute* the agglomerated work
the GPL would apply. Distribution being the key point, as at that
stage the client is no longer using the agglomeration privately.
 insert the usual caveats for 'interpretation' - I'm not a lawyer,
your mileage may vary, etcetera. Similar the limits on 'client' would
need some definition vis-a-vis distribution, one person would surely
be fine, extrapolating up to multi-national companies I'm not sure.
2009/12/12 minh thu <[email protected]>:
> I'd like to point out a possible situation, that makes the questions
> even more interesting.
> Say the author of Y (the BSD licensed code) is used to install its
> code, Y, along of its requisite X (under GPL) to customer locations.
> Note that Y and X are not (re)distributed in compiled form. In fact,
> the client could have the internal resource to install and configure Y
> and its requisite himself (if Y was made available to him).
> Is it ok in regard of the GPL ?
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