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Re: Jacobsen v Katzer, 535 F.3d 1373 overruled by the US Ninth CircuitC

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: Jacobsen v Katzer, 535 F.3d 1373 overruled by the US Ninth CircuitCourt of Appeals
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2010 16:02:10 +0100

Hyman Rosen wrote:
> > suppose I simply provide a written offer regarding source code.
> > You come to me for the source code with that offer.
> > I [refuse].
> > How does that would violate the copyright act?
> It wouldn't. You would have correctly complied with the conditions
> for copying, and therefore there is no copyright violation. But I
> now possess a written promise from you which you are not honoring,
> so my course of action would be to sue for breach of contract, not
> of the GPL but of your written offer.

You're making progress Hyman!!!

But what does a "condition" to GIVE written offer has to do with rights
spelled out in 17 USC 106 in the first place?

The nexus is non-existent.

See the light now?


(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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