IBM/SCO/GPL (Was: Re: (L)GPL remarks and FreeGIS licensing)

Rui Miguel Seabra rms at
Wed Aug 27 17:31:03 UTC 2003

On Wed, 2003-08-27 at 18:13, edA-qa mort-ora-y wrote:
> But the GPL is not a one-way grant, because it puts additional onuses on 
> you, should you wish to distribute it.

Wrong. Default copyright is no copy.
GPL applies it's judo trick and you are allowed to copy as long as you
duplicate your rights.
It is granting you more rights that Copyright does.

You are required to accept most (if not all) non-free licenses because
they restrict your rights further than copyright does.

+ 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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