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From: Hyman Rosen
Subject: Re: SFLC is SOL
Date: Tue, 04 May 2010 16:08:54 -0000
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On 3/16/2010 11:42 AM, RJack wrote:
"b) You must cause any work that you distribute or publish, that in
whole or in part contains or is derived from the Program or any
part thereof, to be licensed as a whole at no charge to all third
parties under the terms of this License."

Supreme Court:
"[I]t goes without saying that a contract cannot bind a non-party".

The GPL sets conditions for acquiring permission to copy
and distribute a covered work. No non-parties are bound
by the GPL unless they choose to acquire the permissions
offered by the GPL. This is consistent with the quotes.

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