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Re: Questions about a special exception to the GPL


From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: Questions about a special exception to the GPL
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 15:56:18 -0000

Tassilo Horn wrote:

[... free but incompatible ...]

> Does that make sense?

The GPL "incompatibility" concept is a product of Stallman's insanity.

Fell free to make any "special exceptions" to it.

Seriosly, see

http://www.btlj.org/data/articles/21_04_04.pdf

and also the EPL FAQ

http://www.eclipse.org/legal/eplfaq.php#DERIV
http://www.eclipse.org/legal/eplfaq.php#LINK
http://www.eclipse.org/legal/eplfaq.php#EXAMPLE

Hth.

regards,
alexander.

P.S. "Every computer program in the world, BusyBox included, exceeds the
originality standards required by copyright law."

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P.P.S. "Of course correlation implies causation! Without this 
fundamental principle, no science would ever make any progress."

Hyman Rosen <address@hidden> The Silliest GPL 'Advocate'

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