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Re: off-topic discussion about permissions and promises

Scripsit Edmund GRIMLEY EVANS <edmundo@rano.org>
> Henning Makholm <henning@makholm.net>:

> > The way I read the GPL it is clearly a promise: I promise that *if*
> > you agree to my conditions about, e.g., not demanding an NDA from
> > people you distribute the code to, *then* - and not before - I will
> > give you my permission to copy.

> Yet another problem with your theory: what if the author is dead?

You're right, that's a problem. I have no answer to that right at the

Henning Makholm                                   "Det nytter ikke at flygte
                                                       der er henna overalt"

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