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Re: Big blow to proprietary linking nonsense.

From: Hyman Rosen
Subject: Re: Big blow to proprietary linking nonsense.
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 15:56:20 -0000
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On 5/18/2010 5:15 PM, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
 It is easily verified that the term
"compliance" has never been raised in PRAYER FOR RELIEF in a GPL lawsuit
-- must less enforced.

Of course not, since compliance with the GPL cannot be compelled.
Accepting its requirements is completely voluntary. The prayers
for relief are those normally demanded in cases of copyright
infringement. It is up to the defendants to plead acceptance of
the license if they so choose, and then to explain why they have
not complied with it.

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