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Re: IBM doesn't like the GPL

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: IBM doesn't like the GPL
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2009 00:14:39 +0100

Hyman Rosen wrote:
> The license grants permission to sublicense a covered work itself as well
> as works based on the covered work. Therefore a work covered by the Apache
> license and a work based on it may both be distributed under the GPL.

Go to doctor, Hyman. A psychiatrist will have a good time trying to find
a medicine for you while listing to your explanation of "covered work"
and "works based on the covered work" in the context of Apache's
"Derivative Works" somehow affecting (according to you) the preexisting
material licensed and sublicensable under the Apache Licence and only
the Apache license.


(GNG is a derecursive recursive derecursion which pwns GNU since it can
be infinitely looped as GNGNGNGNG...NGNGNG... and can be said backwards
too, whereas GNU cannot.)

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