Shopping Cart Software

Corey Edwards tensai at zmonkey.org
Fri Mar 17 11:30:57 MST 2006


On Fri, 2006-03-17 at 11:22 -0700, Bryan Sant wrote:
> On 3/17/06, Justin Findlay <jfindlay at gmail.com> wrote:
> > You can look at www.agoracart.com.  It's free as in GPL'd and you can
> > also pay a little for support, and besides, we're local. (-:
> 
> GPL question.  If Art uses this GPL cart, then he'd have to give me
> all of the code for his entire website if I request it from him. 
> Correct?  Or does he have to *distribute* his code, before I can
> request the entire code base?

Only if he is distributing it, and then only if he has distributed it
*to you*. For example, Linksys releases routers with GPL-based firmware.
They only have to give the code to people who purchased the routers, not
necessarily to the general public.

Corey

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