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"Michael K. Edwards" <m.k.edwards@gmail.com> writes:

> The FAQ is not merely an "interesting commentary" -- it is the
> published stance of the FSF, to which its General Counsel refers all
> inquiries.  Although I am not legally qualified to judge, I believe
> that he can have no reasonable basis under the law in his jurisdiction
> for many of the assertions that it contains, particularly the
> assertion that the GPL is a creature of copyright law and not an
> ordinary offer of contract.  That may yet become a problem for him
> personally as well as for the FSF.

If it is merely an offer of contract, then because no written or
verbal acceptance has been given, nobody has permission to copy
anything GPLd.

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