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Re: Did I finally figure out the rationale?

From: John Hasler
Subject: Re: Did I finally figure out the rationale?
Date: Sat, 26 May 2007 18:44:45 -0500
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Rui Miguel Silva Seabra writes:
> No, the license is not a contract, it is a Copyright License.

He means the Microsoft EULA, and yes, it is a contract and not a copyright
license.  In order to be a copyright license it would have to yield some of
the exclusive rights of the copyright owner.  It does not.  The GPL, on the
other hand, _is_ a copyright license.
John Hasler
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI USA

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