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Re: GPLv3 comedy unfolding -- Bruce Perens and world table

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: GPLv3 comedy unfolding -- Bruce Perens and world table
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2006 15:09:51 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Alexander Terekhov <> writes:

> David Kastrup wrote:
> [...]
>> intended by the licensor: yes, the copyright holder has the "control"
> There are limitations, such as free (of copyright control) distribution 
> of copies lawfully made and free (of copyright control) modification, 
> copying, and distribution of those additional exact copies made from 
> originals under 17 USC 117. The FSF's intent is clearly at odds with
> copyright (misuse trying extract rights to independent non-derivative 
> works and killing economic incentive to create derivatives with 
> subsequent IPR selling above cost of creation aside for a moment).
> [...]
>> you conveniently snipped again) the FSF has not been able to even
>> contain forks of Emacs and gcc.
> The forks remain under the GPL, moron.

Which fails to exercise control over forking.  Again, as you
conveniently snipped, the "control" extends to not allowing others
seizing control that the copyright holder relinquished.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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