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Re: YAL (Yet another license)

John Hasler <john@dhh.gt.org> writes:
> Jonathan P Tomer writes:

> > hm, does the gpl require the distributor of a derived work to give
> > licence to all applicable patents they own?

> No.

| You may not impose any further restrictions on the recipients'
| exercise of the rights granted herein. You are not responsible
| for enforcing compliance by third parties to this License.

Couldn't owning an applicable patent and *not* granting patent
licenses to it be construed as "imposing further restriction on
the recipient's exercise of the rights granted" by the GPL?

It's not clear-cut, but I suppose it's at least a *possible*

Henning Makholm

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