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Re: The GPL means what you want it to mean

From: dr_nikolaus_klepp
Subject: Re: The GPL means what you want it to mean
Date: Sat, 11 Apr 2009 02:19:51 +0200
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Alan Mackenzie wrote:

> In gnu.misc.discuss Rjack <> wrote:
>> Sigh. Since the GPL has never been reviewed by a court with proper
>> jurisdiction, you're going to look for a loooooong time. Since you
>> obviously don't understand what an "illegal" term means in general
>> contract interpretation your quest is ultimately futile anyway.
> Oh dear!  The GPL was recently upheld in its entirety in a German court.
> Civil courts throughout the civilised world tend to uphold what is just.
> There is every reason to believe that courts outside of Germany will
> uphold the GPL too, since not to do so would constitue injustice.
>> Sincerely,
>> Rjack :)

"civilised world" ... but Rjack is from U.S. ...

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