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Re: The GPL dream is finally over!

From: Linonut
Subject: Re: The GPL dream is finally over!
Date: Sat, 16 Aug 2008 10:33:39 -0400
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* Rjack peremptorily fired off this memo:

> Linonut wrote:
>> I'll believe it has the effect you want when it hits the headlines due
>> to an actual court case involving the GPL.
> The effect *I* want is irrelevant. It is the direct unequivocal language 
> of the court that counts:
> "When a condition precedent is not satisfied, it relieves a party to the 
> contract of the obligation to perform. It does not negate the existence 
> of the contract or the binding contractual relationship of the parties."
> Read it again:
> "It does not negate the existence of the contract. . .".
> Anyone who finds that language ambiguous should probably return to
> kindergarten for a refresher course in reading skills. It's either that 
> or perhaps their cognitive skills are hopelessly impaired like a large 
> number of Eben Moglen's true believers.

Huh?  You take quotes out of context and expect them to be meaningful?

One's cognitive skills would have to be impaired in order make any
decisions based on rjack snippets.

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