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Re: When is a GPL program which runs in a web site 'conveyed'?


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: When is a GPL program which runs in a web site 'conveyed'?
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2008 01:10:55 +0200
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address@hidden writes:

> On Jun 27, 12:02 am, rjack <address@hidden> wrote:
>> address@hidden wrote:
>> > They argue that we wouldn't 'distribute' the program so that the GPL
>> > requirements won't hold.
>>
>> Whether you distribute or not, the GPL requirements won't hold under U.S.
>
> Do I understand you correctly, that in the U.S. we could ignore all
> GPL statements? I'm sorry, it's hard for me to get what your
> explanations imply, and we have no legal department to ask for help.

That's the gist of his statements and has always been here.  He is a
troll, so you'll likely get quite a better view of the situation even by
just reading the GPL text front to back.

> Please pretend to speak to a 6-year old, as I'm a stupid software
> developer, not a lawyer ;-)

He pretends to speak _like_ a 6-year old, so this should not be a
problem.

-- 
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum


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