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Re: GNU licenses

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: GNU licenses
Date: Tue, 05 Sep 2006 15:15:50 +0200
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Alexander Terekhov <> writes:

> John Hasler wrote:
> [...]
>> you see fit.  It is only the work consisting of a combination of
>> your work and a GPL work that may only be distributed under the
>> GPL.
> Sez who? See "mere aggregation" clause in the GPL, retard.

The problem with your argumentation is that you think _every_
combination of code a "mere aggregation".  That is not the case,
however, and courts as well as jurisdiction are well aware of the
difference.  If this were not so, some things would be somewhat
similar to what you claim.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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