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Re: License issue?

Greg Wooledge <wooledg@eeg.ccf.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 18, 2005 at 02:41:20PM +0200, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> > Once you put some code under a OSI compliant license, you cannot
> > give someone else exclusive rights anymore.
> That is not correct.
> The copyright holder can give the code to Microsoft and say, "Here, use
> this in the next version of Windows any way you like."  Microsoft will
> *not* be under the obligations of the GPL.

Why would someone need such a special license?
Only in order to make hidden changes.

If there was any hope to get customers that are interested in hidden
changes, I would expect a different text.


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