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Re: software licensing

On Wed, Sep 02, 1998 at 07:38:47PM -0500, Rob Tillotson wrote:
> Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org> writes:
> > I do not think that the employee has been "given" the code. Rather,
> > they have been given access to use it. If my employer provides
> > some proprietary software for my use, I haven't been given the software
> > at all -- I don't think it should be any different for GPL.
> But you *do* have possession of a copy of the proprietary software; if
> you didn't, there wouldn't be anything there to run.  Presumably your

You have use of the software, but I'm not sure you exactly have possession.
You don't have possession of your office workstation either.

Hamish Moffatt, hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au, hmoffatt@mail.com
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