|Subject:||Re: I really don't know where to post this. GPL License question|
|Date:||Sun, 20 Jan 2008 12:07:49 -0500|
|User-agent:||Thunderbird 18.104.22.168 (Windows/20071031)|
Tim Smith wrote:
But what he'd be distributing is the symposium itself. Whether B is a derivative of A is irrelevant. He still needs permission to distribute A, and GPL only gives that if the other works in the symposium are also under GPL.
Not only does B fall under the GPL. So does the wife, kids, family dog and all your bank accounts. The GPL is even more infectious than the AIDS virus. So powerful is the binding effect of the GPL, it is rumored that Hillary Clinton is using the GPL to harvest votes in the Democratic caucuses.
Sincerely, Rjack :)-- "In any civil action under this title, the court in its discretion may allow the recovery of full costs by or against any party other than the United States or an officer thereof. Except as otherwise provided by this title, the court may also award a reasonable attorney's fee to the prevailing party as part of the costs."; Title 17 United States Code section 505. --
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