Re: Termination clauses, was: Choice of venue
On Fri, Jul 16, 2004 at 02:13:38PM -0400, Brian Thomas Sniffen wrote:
> The developer hasn't promised to obey the license. I distribute
> software written by others all the time. I'm not sued by them because
> they licensed me to do this under the GPL, but I wouldn't even have to
> know about the GPL in order to do this legally.
But your behavior is still constrained in that (in the case of the GPL or QPL)
if you modify the software and distribute it you must agree to the terms of the
license. I don't understand how this is not a promise.
- David Nusinow