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Re: GPL traitor !


From: Joerg Schilling
Subject: Re: GPL traitor !
Date: 19 May 2009 22:35:13 GMT

In article <address@hidden>,
Hyman Rosen  <address@hidden> wrote:
>Joerg Schilling wrote:
>> In article <address@hidden>,
>> Hyman Rosen  <address@hidden> wrote:
>> 
>>> Thus, copyright holders of GPLed components grant permission for their
>>> works to be copied as part of a collective work only if the work as a
>>> whole is distributed under the GPL. And this applies best when the
>> 
>> This is of course nonsense unless you have specific addition information from
>> such authors.
>
>You need no such information, because this is what the GPL text specifies.

No, it does not.


>> The GPL does not include a rule that would allow to make such a claim.
>
>Of course it does:
>     <http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/gpl.html>

This is not the GPL but GPLv3, which is a less free variant....

People who speak about "the GPL" mean GPLv2 unless otherwise mentioned.

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