Re: freedomization task list [was: Re: Dangerous precedent being
Henning Makholm wrote:
> tb@MIT.EDU (Thomas Bushnell, BSG) writes:
> > All the owner can take back is the promise as it applies to new copies.
> That is bad enough as it is. It means that once the owner changes his
> mind, we lose the right to make and distribute new modifications:
> I might still have the right to make one modified copy of the work,
> but I don't have any right to copy that one copy further.
> This still seems to imply that free software is not possible under
> U.S. law...
I think he meant `as it applies to new released versions'.
Once GPLed, always GPLed.