FDL University-courses II

Wouter Vanden Hove Wouter.Vanden.Hove at pandora.be
Tue Jul 16 22:26:00 UTC 2002

Op di 16-07-2002, om 16:00 schreef Tomasz Wegrzanowski:

    On Tue, Jul 16, 2002 at 03:16:16PM +0200, Wouter Vanden Hove wrote:
    > I somewhere read that the original author isn't bound by the terms of
    > the license. What exactly does that mean?
    That's easy - the only person who can sue you if you break the
    copyright license is the author. But he obviously can't sue himself.

And what if the author gives you his program that you can distribute
only under the GPL, but he hasn't given you the source?  Since he
himself is not bound to the terms of the license, this would  not be a
violation, and you cannot legally redistribute the program further.
Of course this is a hypothetical idea, but such tricks appearantly

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