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Re: Zonker on Open Source licenses ..


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Zonker on Open Source licenses ..
Date: Wed, 04 Mar 2009 00:40:31 +0100
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Rjack <address@hidden> writes:

> Hyman Rosen wrote:
>> Rjack wrote:
>>> Your commitment should be voluntary
>>
>> I'm glad you have moved from seemingly meaningful but actually
>> incorrect arguments to straight insults. This will help other
>> readers realize that you are not to be taken seriously.
>
> Keep moving the goalposts away from real legal discussion concerning
> GPL enforceability Hyman.

The GPL is certainly not enforceable.  Compliance is completely
voluntary, but without compliance you have to heed the consequences of
copyright.  In contrast to the GPL, copyright law _can_ be enforced.

-- 
David Kastrup


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