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Re: Tom Tom and Microsofts Linux patent lock-down ..

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Tom Tom and Microsofts Linux patent lock-down ..
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 08:40:41 +0100
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Hyman Rosen <> writes:

> David Kastrup wrote:
>> So what is your point?
> He believes that one may avail himself of the copying and
> distribution permissions of the GPL while not honoring its
> requirements, because he believes it's the requirements
> which are unenforceable while the permissions remain. It's
> incorrect and more than a little strange to believe such a
> thing, but that's what it is.

Sure, but the hollering about "GPL is not enforceable" is beside the
point.  It is not enforceable.  Take it or leave it.  Your choice.  But
before court, you'll have to tell the judge what choice you made.  And
then explain how your actions are consistent with your choice.

David Kastrup

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