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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 18:50:59 +0100

Hyman Rosen wrote:
> Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> > The Apache License says that any distribution of such "combined" work
> > must include a copy the Apache License because it (the Apache License,
> > not the GPL) governs employed preexisting material licensed under the
> > Apache License.
> Combined works that include GPLed code must be licensed as a whole under
> the GPL, and then also under the conditions imposed by the non-GPLed
> components. 

This is utter legal nonsense, silly.

> If all the conditions can be simultaneously satisfied, then
> the combined work may be copied and distributed, otherwise it may not.
> > Don't you know that the ASF doesn't agree with the FSF regarding
> > purported "incompatibility" to the GPLv2?
> So what?

Go to doctor Hyman.


(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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