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Re: Did I finally figure out the rationale?


From: John Hasler
Subject: Re: Did I finally figure out the rationale?
Date: Sat, 02 Jun 2007 15:34:40 -0500
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Rui writes:
> If it was a contract, maybe you could drop the abusive clauses and move
> on.  As it is, if you don't accept that, you should destroy your copy.

It is not a copyright license unless it licenses some of the exclusive
rights of the copyright owner.  Ownership or possession of a copy is not
among those rights.  In the case of software in the US neither is making a
backup copy or making such copies as are necessary to use it.
-- 
John Hasler 
address@hidden
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI USA


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