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Re: Sharing the GPL source code, with value addition by vendor specific


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Sharing the GPL source code, with value addition by vendor specificto his hardware?
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 16:03:48 -0000
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Hyman Rosen <address@hidden> writes:

> On 10/13/2010 8:17 AM, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
>> Hey Hyman how is the progress to get the source code for a refurbished
>> Insignia player you so badly needed some time ago, silly?
>>
>> <chuckles>
>
> Nothing yet. This is, of course, why the SFLC is still pressing
> its suit against Insignia. If it gets to trial, Insignia will be
> in the rather odd position of having promised to comply with the
> GPL in its manual. Sounds like promissory estoppel to me.

Promissory estoppel is a defense, not a complaint.

-- 
David Kastrup


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