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Re: GPLv3 comedy unfolding -- "Microsoft Patents FUD Report: Who is Actu


From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: GPLv3 comedy unfolding -- "Microsoft Patents FUD Report: Who is Actually Slinging it?"
Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 17:45:30 +0200

Lee Hollaar wrote:
> 
> In article <address@hidden> rjack <address@hidden> writes:
> >    What is utterly laughable is the fact that a purported copyright
> >license like the GPL3 *cannot*  effect matters concerning patents.  If
> >source code implements a patentable idea then the source code in
> >quenstion cannot be copyrighted:
> 
> That statement is completely wrong.

Not if there are only a limited number of ways of expressing idea (no 
matter patentable or not). No?

And given that the GPL3 (in its current form) is surely blatant misuse 
of copyright, it cannot effect any matters whatsoever. :-)

regards,
alexander.


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