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Re: freedomization task list [was: Re: Dangerous precede

> Thomas Bushnell, BSG said:
> > William T Wilson <fluffy@snurgle.org> writes:
> > 
> This came up, I believe, in the context of an author revoking the
> 'permission to copy' that the GPL grants -- on software that was
> previously given out under the GPL.  E.g., openssh is based on an old
> but free version (though non-GPL, I think?) of ssh.  The author of the
> original ssh has since moved to a non-free license; does the author also
> have the right to revoke the old license, thus making openssh in
> violation?

I am not sure, how it is under American law (I am not an American 
lawyer), but I guess that some kind of damage compensation should 
be available. Could somebody more competent than myself confirm 
or refuse this thought?

    Have a nice day

        Matthew Cepl

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