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Re: Wallace's reply brief


From: John Hasler
Subject: Re: Wallace's reply brief
Date: Fri, 04 Aug 2006 17:59:03 -0500
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Ferd Burfel writes:
> No, he doesn't.  But all a win in IBM et.al. would do for him would be to
> have an injunction against IBM et.al., "strangers may do as they
> please,".  He may regret pointing that out.

> To get at the GPL, he would have to win against FSF.

That would only get him an injunction against the FSF.  The GPL is a model
license.  When I license a work of mine to you under the GPL only you and I
are involved.  The fact that the license I grant you is word for word
identical to the one the FSF uses for gcc is irrelevant.  They are two
seperate licenses.

> Where I'm from it's considered bad form, not to mention hazardous to
> one's freedom, to make such statements about judges.

In the US it is bad form but quite safe.
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John Hasler 
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Elmwood, WI USA


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