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Re: The Show So Far

Jeremy Hankins <nowan@nowan.org> writes:

> But despite the above I do want to point out that the argument about
> "the only thing stopping the possessor" can easily (and, IMHO, more
> justifiably) be used against the GPL and in favor of BSD-style
> licensing.  Simply s/possessor/possessor of source/ to see what I
> mean.

No, and this is an important point.

The BSD-license does not restrict modification to the possessor of
source.  If you have a binary, you can still change it.  There is no
restriction, and if you are clever enough, you can do it.

So the situations are not parallel, and crucially so.  

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