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Re: "Preferred form for making modifications"


From: Stefaan A Eeckels
Subject: Re: "Preferred form for making modifications"
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 16:16:51 +0100

On Mon, 27 Feb 2006 14:39:10 +0000 (UTC)
"Bernd Jendrissek" <address@hidden> wrote:

> I'm not aware of any other licences that prohibit further restrictions
> on downstream recipients.  As a more or less kind-hearted head of an
> otherwise evil empire, you might be willing to give away your
> abandonware, but unwilling to allow others to turn your product back
> into a proprietary mini-monopoly.

I suppose the risk is pretty low or it wouldn't be abandonware. But the
fact that the GPL makes this impossible might sway kind-hearted evil
overlords. 

-- 
Stefaan
-- 
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and meaningful statements lose precision. -- Lotfi Zadeh 


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