[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: denying rights?

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: denying rights?
Date: Thu, 11 May 2006 21:15:09 +0200

David Kastrup wrote:
> If they are the original author, they can add whatever nonsense and
> conditions they want to.  Basically, they dictate the license terms.


> However, this software can't be combined with any "normal" GPLed

Not true.

> software, since this would add restrictions to the GPLed software
> against the terms of the licensor from that other software.

How so? Constituents fall under their respective license terms. And
the copyright on original (doctrine of independent creation aside 
for a moment) compilation is legally independent from the copyrights 
on constituents. Compilations != derivative works. Mere aggregation, 


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]