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Re: non-requested confusing auto download issue

From: quiliro
Subject: Re: non-requested confusing auto download issue
Date: Mon, 24 May 2021 08:26:28 -0500

Jean Louis <> writes:

> From GNU GPL 3:
> ,----
> |   All other non-permissive additional terms are considered "further
> | restrictions" within the meaning of section 10.  If the Program as you
> | received it, or any part of it, contains a notice stating that it is
> | governed by this License along with a term that is a further
> | restriction, you may remove that term.  If a license document contains
> | a further restriction but permits relicensing or conveying under this
> | License, you may add to a covered work material governed by the terms
> | of that license document, provided that the further restriction does
> | not survive such relicensing or conveying.
> `----
> So we can safely ignore such restrictions. 
> Additionally author license it under 2 licenses:
> Where one is not compatible to GNU GPL, as CDDL license says "that
> Source Code form must be distributed only under the terms of this
> License".
> Users should not care as GNU GPL does allow to remove such further
> restrictions right away.

That is great!  No wonder Linus Torvalds fears version 3 of GPL so

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