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Re: IBM doesn't like the GPL

From: Hyman Rosen
Subject: Re: IBM doesn't like the GPL
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2009 11:44:45 -0400
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Rjack wrote:
The GPL is not compatible with *anything* since it's legally
unenforceable under US law.

The judge in the MysQL/NuSphere case read it and did not write
that she found anything objectionable. She indicated that there
were issues as to whether the license had been obeyed, not that
it should not be obeyed.

The GPL is legal and and its requirements must be followed when
copying and distributing GPLed code, otherwise there is copyright

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