Approval for Introducing Your Software in Japanese PC magazine

John Ralls jralls at
Sat Apr 27 23:45:25 EDT 2013

On Apr 27, 2013, at 11:50 AM, Cristian Marchi <cri79 at> wrote:

> Thanks for contacting us! I don't see any problem in distributing the
> Mac binaries with your DVD. Latest version of GnuCash is 2.4.13, you can
> find the download link for Mac dmg in the official GnuCash announcement [1]
> You might also want to add in the DVD the Japanese guide in pdf format
> that you can download from the documentation webpage [2].
> As GnuCash is software lincensed under GPL, I don't know if you also
> need to ship the GnuCash sourcecode in the DVD; maybe someone more
> experienced can speak on this topic.

The rules say that you have to distribute all of the source code, but I think that it's become
pretty common to rely on the fact that the sources are all readily available via the net. You'll
probably want to get an OK from your lawyers.

John Ralls

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