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Re: The GPL means what you want it to mean

From: Thufir Hawat
Subject: Re: The GPL means what you want it to mean
Date: Mon, 06 Apr 2009 06:21:38 GMT
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On Sat, 04 Apr 2009 09:20:08 -0400, Rjack wrote:

> Thufir Hawat wrote:
>> On Fri, 03 Apr 2009 07:44:43 -0400, Rjack wrote:
>>> The Free Software Foundation has *never* advanced a legal argument to
>>> refute the fact that the GPL is contractually unenforceable and
>>> preempted by the Copyright Act.
>> What's your argument that isn't enforceable?
> The GPL is unequivocally a contract under U.S. law. (More specifically
> it is a contract for a "grant of permission" or license.)

It's just as much a contract as any other EULA.


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