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Re: More FSF hypocrisy

From: Thufir Hawat
Subject: Re: More FSF hypocrisy
Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2009 11:03:55 GMT
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On Fri, 27 Mar 2009 12:15:32 -0400, Hyman Rosen wrote:

> The GPL isn't a contract. It's a license which lays out the conditions
> under which someone has permission to copy and distribute a covered
> work. If someone copies and distributes a covered work without adhering
> to the conditions, he is liable for copyright infringement.

Rjacks argument is that because the GPL is unenforceable there is no 
liability, although I've not seen a clear explanation for the premise.


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