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Re: Using non-GPL libraries in a GPL program

From: rjack
Subject: Re: Using non-GPL libraries in a GPL program
Date: Fri, 06 Jun 2008 07:40:15 -0400
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David Kastrup wrote:

A license you need not accept is not enforceable, obviously.  It is the
choice of the recipient whether or not he wants to use the license.  If
he does, he has to heed its terms.  If he doesn't, he is restricted to
what copyright law allows him.

If a tree falls in the forest, and no one hears it, does it make a sound?

Rjack :)

-- "Whether express or implied, a license is a contract 'governed by ordinary principles of state contract law.'"; McCoy v. Mitsuboshi Cutlery, Inc., 67. F.3d 917, (United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit 1995) --

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