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Re: GPL misappropriation


From: Hadron
Subject: Re: GPL misappropriation
Date: Tue, 04 May 2010 16:09:48 -0000
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David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> Alexander Terekhov <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> Hyman Rosen wrote:
>>> 
>>> On 3/22/2010 3:41 PM, RJack wrote:
>>> > That will never happen. Copyrights are exclusive rights and cannot be
>>> > licensed by anyone except the *owner* of a copyright. Releasing BSD
>>> > licensed code under the GPL is simply attempting to steal it.
>>> 
>>> BSD-licensed code gives others the right to create derivative
>>> works without requiring that those derivative works be licensed
>>> under the same terms.
>>
>> Meaning that material originally licensed under the BSDL must remain
>> licensed under the BSDL (with just a few restrictions imposed on
>> binary-only form) and not hijacked by the GPL retards, you moron
>> Hyman.
>
> Seems like you don't understand the difference between copyleft and weak
> permissive licenses.
>

Wasn't it you who claimed all this was really easy to understand? And
yet months later you're still here fighting bitterly ....



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