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Re: GPU and GNu Octave

From: Sergei Steshenko
Subject: Re: GPU and GNu Octave
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2012 07:27:41 -0700 (PDT)

----- Original Message -----
> From: Francesco Potortì <address@hidden>
> To: Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Sent: Thursday, November 1, 2012 3:24 PM
> Subject: Re: GPU and GNu Octave
>>>  Seems pretty clear on this issue, and to support the assertion above.
>> I suppose I could be mistaken, but it seems to me like an employee
>> within the company could assert that her employer or colleague gave
>> her a GPL-violating binary and demand her GPL rights or notify the
>> author of the GPL-covered work of a copyright violation.
> I am not a lawyer, and even if I were, I would not give free legal
> advice :)
> Anyway, distribution happens when you cross the boundaries of a legal
> entity.  If I take a GPL program and link it with whatever I like, I am
> not violating anything, as I am not distributing it.  If I give it to my
> employee in the context of my relationship with him as an employee, I am
> still not distributing it, and again I am not violating the GPL.
> Again, the FAQ quoted above looks pretty clear to me in this regard.
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The FAQ _does_ look clear. Jordi simply doesn't care to read it.


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