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Re: The worst that can happen to GPLed code

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: The worst that can happen to GPLed code
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2004 19:50:34 +0200

Stefaan A Eeckels wrote:
> > But if you instruct the end user on how to do it, starting with
> > lawfully acquiring a copy by downloading it, then it would be
> > legal.
> Indeed, no problem with that, ...

Again, for each copy of "infringing" compilation/aggregation (that 
contains GPLed work) you might want to sell/distribute, I (or any 
one else) can "sell" you (and the entire world) a copy of the GPLed 
work you need that you can pass along without authorization of the 
copyright owner(s) under first sale doctrine. Idiotic "derived work" 
theories is the only way to make the [L]GPL work as intended by the


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