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Re: Zonker on Open Source licenses ..

From: Doug Mentohl
Subject: Re: Zonker on Open Source licenses ..
Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2009 18:43:35 +0000
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Rjack wrote:

Ciaran O'Riordan wrote:

GPL never forces you to distribute what you wrote.  Distribution, or  not, is a 
choice.  But if you choose to distribute, then you have to comply  with the 
conditions in the licence, such as making source code available.

Says who? The GPL has never been tested in an American court.

"The case decided, at the Court of Appeals, that in United States law the GNU General Public License (GPL) did not contravene federal antitrust laws"

See also the SCO case ..

Now fuddie, please come nack and tell us specifically what parts of the GPL are not tested in a US Court.

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