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Re: GPL and other licences


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: GPL and other licences
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 22:30:33 +0100
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"Alfred M\. Szmidt" <address@hidden> writes:

>    > You do not have to be the owner of the copy in order to exercise
>    > the rights given in the GPL.
>
>    If you are not the owner of the copy, the license --whatever it
>    might be-- doesn't enter into it at all.
>
> The license does _not_ apply to the physical copy, it applies to the
> software.  Please read the license, it even says so

But you can't get the software without accessing the physical media,
and what you are allowed to do with the media is its owner's decision.

-- 
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum


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