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Re: GPL and other licences

From: Stefaan A Eeckels
Subject: Re: GPL and other licences
Date: Sun, 5 Feb 2006 22:00:18 +0100

On Sun, 05 Feb 2006 11:08:41 -0600
John Hasler <> wrote:

> The owner of the copyright might be able to as his copyright may have
> been infringed.  I'm assuming that he and the employer are
> different.  I don't think that the employer has any claim, though.
> He still has his property and has recourse under employment law for
> his employee's action.

Obviously, if the code has been modified by the employer to suit their
business methods, the employer could sue the employee for the return of
those modifications, and probably obtain an injunction to stop the
employee from communicating these modifications to competitors.

As complexity rises, precise statements lose meaning,
and meaningful statements lose precision. -- Lotfi Zadeh 

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