FDL University-courses II

Xavi Drudis Ferran xdrudis at tinet.org
Wed Jul 17 06:14:30 UTC 2002

El Wed, Jul 17, 2002 at 12:26:00AM +0200, Wouter Vanden Hove deia:
>    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
>    exist?

I gues that can happen, but then you should know you have no license 
to redistribute. It's like if the author gave you a program without a 

Xavi Drudis Ferran
xdrudis at tinet.org

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