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Re: The Show So Far

tb@becket.net (Thomas Bushnell, BSG) writes:
> 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.  

How so?  If anything, what you're saying here is a further argument
against the need for a requirement to pass source along with binaries,
since, according to you, we don't really need the source to make

Jeremy Hankins <nowan@nowan.org>
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