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Re: GPL traitor !

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: GPL traitor !
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 17:02:19 +0200

Hyman Rosen wrote:
> Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> > WOW, "an illegal, infringing copy of the GPL", WOW. I gather that in the
> > GNU Land the following representation of the GPL-3.0.txt is also "an
> > illegal, infringing copy of the GPL"...
> >
> > 0000000000:  20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 ¦ 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
> Sure.
> > And storing the GPL-3.0.txt on a disk with encryption likewise results
> > in "an illegal, infringing copy of the GPL", correct?
> Yes.
> You seem incredulous. Can you explain why you think these are
> not infringing copies? You don't hold the copyright to the GPL.
> Who has given you permission to copy it in those forms?

It's the same expression (as in literary work) copied/reproduced
verbatim you idiot. See the GPL for permission regarding its
reproduction (i.e. fixation of its expression/work in "copies" which has
nothing to do with the forms of encoding, etc.). See also 17 USC 101,
silly. BTW, encryption aside for a moment, can emacs do hex views on txt


(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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