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Re: GPLv3 comedy unfolding -- Linus' gang: "abandon the current GPLv3 pr

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: GPLv3 comedy unfolding -- Linus' gang: "abandon the current GPLv3 process before it becomes too late"
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 21:20:53 +0200

"Alfred M. Szmidt" wrote:
>    > In this case, the FSF is the legally-recognised author and the
>    > exclusive licensor.  They hold the copyright.
>    AFAIK, the FSF isn't exclusive licensor of assigned
>    stuff. Assignors reserve and retain right to license assigned stuff
>    under any terms they like. At least that's how IBM assigned the
>    stuff to the FSF.
> FSF grants back the right to let IBM (and voluenteers) to use the code

> as they see fit, but they are still the sole licensors of the code and

Uh, retard. Go to doctor.

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