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Re: GPL and other licences

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: GPL and other licences
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 14:31:18 +0100

David Kastrup wrote:
> > The GPL is entirely different T&C, stupid. The BSD doesn't allow
> > relicensing under the GPL T&C. Only the BSD T&C apply.
> There is nothing to indicate "Only" in the BSD license.  You can
> obviously add your own terms.

It is "obvious" only to GNU brainwashed population.

> Why do you think that Windows comes with the complete BSD network
> utilities?  Stuff like pin and traceroute and so?

And what make you think that those utilities are (derivative) 
works licensed to Microsoft under the BSD license to begin with?

> Why do you think that the BSD license is more popular for proprietary
> vendors?

I've told you already that EULAs have really nothing to do with 
(non-exclusive) copyright licenses that contractually convey 
rights reserved to the copyright owners.


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