(L)GPL remarks and FreeGIS licensing
Rui Miguel Seabra
rms at 1407.org
Wed Aug 13 10:12:36 UTC 2003
On Wed, 2003-08-13 at 00:11, Niall Douglas wrote:
> I appreciate your point in this, but I've not met many lawyers who
> think it's watertight. And indeed, quite a few management bods have
> thought about contesting it and backed down after realising how awful
> it would be for PR.
Yes. Being accused of copyright violation because you choose not to
respect your "neighbour" is bad PR, so all cases got settled out of
My opinion about those lawyers who say a lot of things (showing little
to no understanding of the GNU GPL) is that they have their right to an
opinion, but I'd enjoy defending myself against them in court over a GNU
Just imagine the sport headlines:
0-1: lawyer looses at home against tech
+ No matter how much you do, you never do enough -- unknown
+ Whatever you do will be insignificant,
| but it is very important that you do it -- Gandhi
+ So let's do it...?
Please AVOID sending me WORD, EXCEL or POWERPOINT attachments.
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