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Re: relicensing from MIT to LGPL

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: relicensing from MIT to LGPL
Date: Fri, 12 May 2006 12:44:17 +0200

"Alfred M. Szmidt" wrote:
> The GPL is not a contract, 

Sez who? )Besides you and other brainwashed GNUtians, that is.) 

Here's what the FSF own hired lawyers said in court of law.


the Court can examine the GPL itself. "[T]o the extent that the
terms of an attached contract conflict with the allegations of the
complaint, the contract controls."


See? The CONTRACT controls.

>           neither is the MIT license. 

Both are contracts conveying rights reserved to copyright owners 
subject to contractual conditions and covenants. 

>                                       Sub-license means exactly what
> it means, licensing a work under one or more licenses.

It doesn't mean that.


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