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Re: "Adobe Open Source License" GPL compatible?


From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: "Adobe Open Source License" GPL compatible?
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2005 14:18:46 +0200

Rui Miguel Seabra wrote:
[...]
> Because those that have somewhat more insight, see that your arguments
> do not apply, because you're talking of a radically different concept
> (first sale doctrine) than (re)distribution as if they where the exact
> same thing.

They may well be radically different concepts under GNU Copyright 
Law (I know that you have much more insight regarding it than me). 

As for US CODE: Title 17, "(re)distribution" is nonexistent and 
"first sale" limitation on exclusive distribution right is quite 
real.

regards,
alexander.


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