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Re: Dangerous precedent being set - possible serious violation of the GPL

On Fri, Dec 03, 1999 at 11:21:54AM -0800, Bruce Perens wrote:
> So, why is it that they can not distribute the software to minors but _can_
> accept software from minors and redistribute it?

Because their hypocrites. Because they don't understand the law. Because
they understand the law better than you do. Because they have other reasons
that they haven't explained.

Pick one. Make up your own. Whatever.

Unless you really want to insist that no one can distribute software
written by minors, they're not doing anything remotely illegal or in
violation of the GPL or whatever here. Give it a rest.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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