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Re: GPL traitor !

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: GPL traitor !
Date: Fri, 08 May 2009 15:19:58 +0200
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Hyman Rosen <> writes:

> Alan Mackenzie wrote:
>> All he would have to do is make his proprietary
>> extension callable via a network call, and then
>> publish the source code only for the GPL bit, to
>> which he's added a network call.
> And that is perfectly legal under the terms of the GPL.

The terms of the GPL have nothing to do with it.  It's not legal for
anything that comes under the scope of the copyright for the GPLed part.

Whether it comes under the scope depends on copyright jurisdiction, not
the GPL.

David Kastrup

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