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Re: GPL traitor !

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: GPL traitor !
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 12:02:21 +0200

Hyman Rosen wrote:
> Rjack wrote:
> > There is *no* exclusive copyright to control the preparation of a collective
> > work outside of permission to copy and distribute the preexisting materials.
> The exclusive rights granted by copyright law are fine-grained.
> There is no basis in copyright law for the ludicrous claim that
> an author who grants permission to copy and distribute his work
> verbatim has perforce granted permission to copy and distribute
> that work as part of a collective work. This is merely your usual
> lying, twisting, and spinning to avoid the obvious fact that the
> GPL works exactly as its authors intended it to.

Man oh man. You're being so confused, Hyman.

"Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this
license document, but changing it is not allowed."

Go and tell all those Guh-NÜ-slash-Linux distributors that according to
you, they are lacking permission to copy and distribute the GPL as part
of their distributions (i.e. compilations/collective works).

And then go to doctor, silly.


(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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