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Re: Dissident versus ASP

* Jeremy Hankins <nowan@nowan.org> [030319 21:21]:
> But at any rate, this isn't a new thing.  What you're describing is
> just as much a problem with the GPL.

No. Current GPL allows me the described scenario. Forced distribution
would not.

> >> I'm certainly not familiar with German law (I'm not even really
> >> familiar with US law).  But does this same liability apply if you
> >> make changes to a CVS repository?
> >
> > IANAL, but as far as I understood it, you are liable for everything
> > you distribute and all all-warenty-excluded statements are null and
> > void like they were not part of anything (At least for distribution
> > from Germans to Germans). While I think German law protects people
> > giving things away for free, they are still liable for damage done
> > willingly or because extreme lack of care. And putting two things
> > together without looking at the parts was ruled extreme lack of
> > care, I heard. So as German one is intrested to do the minimal qa,
> > one would want everyone to do, before distributing anything one
> > created.
> In that case, how can one submit updates to a cvs repository in
> Germany?

You tend to repeat yourself. I'm normaly using "cvs commit" to
submit updates.

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