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Re: Barriers to an ASP loophole closure (was Re: OSD && DFSG - different purposes - constructive suggestion!)

On Mon, Mar 10, 2003 at 12:25:02PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:

[ more good argument snipped]

> Even if there were *no* legal limitations of any kind on the copying
> and modification of any software, there would *still* be no way to
> give that liberty to users, since (when user and possessor are
> different folks), the user is not the one who decides what software to
> use (paradoxically).  The user can't change the software at all.

I think you may be spot-on.

Nick Phillips -- nwp@lemon-computing.com
Don't tell any big lies today.  Small ones can be just as effective.

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