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Re: Licensing question about the BSD

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Licensing question about the BSD
Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2005 15:35:16 +0200
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Rui Miguel Seabra <> writes:

> On Tue, 2005-08-09 at 15:04 +0200, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
>> that I've lawfully made: I can distribute them as I see fit (apart
>> from rental) without the authority of the copyright owner. There's
>> no copyright infringement and there's no contract violation ("no
>> contract" says FSF). That's it.
> If you fetch 20 copies of some GPl'ed software, you can give away
> _those_ 20 copies in the manner you wish.

Where "fetch" means "lawfully acquire".  Something like buying a copy.
Or having gained explicit permission to make such a copy.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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