Re: Dangerous precedent being set - possible serious violation of the GPL
On Sun, Nov 28, 1999 at 01:57:24AM -0500, Lynn Winebarger wrote:
> I'm including the full text below. What I find particularly odious is
> not the exclusion of minors (though it is odious), but the contention (as
> usual in purported EULAs) that Corel still retains title to the copy of
> the software downloaded, whether it's under GPL or not. The problem is,
> that if they retain ownership, they (or someone else later down the road)
> may attempt to circumvent the GPL by claiming the downloaders never owned
> a copy, and therefore the license does not apply to them.
That doesn't matter unless the license says it matters.