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Re: Justice draws nigh

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Justice draws nigh
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 15:55:17 -0000
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RJack <> writes:

> Hyman Rosen wrote:
>> On 5/12/2010 4:05 PM, RJack wrote:
>>> There is no link to "BusyBox v.0.60.3" as claimed in the lawsuit.
>> Of course not, since the GPL requires that the source code match the
>> distributed binary. The version mentioned in the lawsuit is one
>> registered by Erik Anderson, but it is not the version distributed by
>> the defendants.
> Ahhhh... a frank admission of noinfringement.

Hyman is not a party to the case, and "no infringement" anyhow would
mean that no identifiable parts of the registered version can be found
in the contested code.

Otherwise, any change of the code by the redistributor would make the
result a "noinfringement" since the result of the modification is no
longer identical with the registered version.

Of course, you already read that, and unless you are a complete moron,
also understood it.  But you need not be a moron to troll.

David Kastrup

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