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Re: GPLv3 comedy unfolding -- Herr Professor: "giving away coupons acti

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: GPLv3 comedy unfolding -- Herr Professor: "giving away coupons activity by Microsoft is meaningless and useless"
Date: Sat, 19 May 2007 22:37:48 +0200

David Kastrup wrote:
> Alexander Terekhov <> writes:
> > Ciaran O'Riordan wrote:
> >>
> >> Alexander Terekhov <> writes:
> >> > Given that MS vouchers don't contain any code whatsoever, what does
> >> > it have to do with copyright to begin with?
> >>
> >> Copyright law prohibits a lot more than copying.
> >
> > It's always funny to see GNUtians ("free as in freedom") arguing
> > for copyright to be interpreted open end, so to speak.
> It _is_ more or less being interpreted open end.  For some of their
> interpretations, the FSF would certainly not mind being shown wrong in
> court.

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