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Re: Jacobsen v. Katzer settled


From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: Jacobsen v. Katzer settled
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 18:42:19 +0000 (UTC)
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Alexander Terekhov <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hyman Rosen wrote:

>> On 2/22/2010 1:13 PM, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
>> > Hyman, please formulate what is "enforceable copyright condition",
>> > ...

>> Copying and distributing without permission from the rights holders,
>> with such permission expressed in the license they may offer.

> Hyman, why^W you're retardedly jumping to the conclusion bypassing the
> analysis of condition v. covenant v. scope restriction conundrum, why?

Perhaps because that's such an arcane, fine distinction that he's no more
interested in it than the judges were who judged Jacobsen vs. Katzer.
What matters is that the terms and conditions in the GPL are legally
valid, and have now been tested in an appeals court in the United States
of America.

> regards,
> alexander.

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