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Re: GPL and other licences

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: GPL and other licences
Date: Sat, 04 Feb 2006 00:04:59 +0100
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"Alfred M\. Szmidt" <> writes:

>    >    And if I let you run a program from a CD of mine, the CD then
>    >    becomes yours?  Because CDs can be copied?
>    >
>    > CDs are still physical like cars.  Apples vs rocks.
>    You'll be hard put to run a program without a physical copy.
> You are speaking about duplicating a physical entity, not duplicating
> the software.  If you can show me a method to duplicate a CD that
> contains GNU hello, N times, then you have a point.  And you will get
> the Nobel price at the same time.

So what?  If you use a company CD burner to move company software to a
company CDR which you then use on a company computer in the field, how
does this CD or its contents magically become the property of the
company worker?

Do you even remember what you try to be arguing about?

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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