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Re: If not GFDL, then what?

On Tuesday, Oct 14, 2003, at 08:34 US/Eastern, Joe Moore wrote:

The publisher couldn't legally sell the book without the CD (or 2(b)
notice); however, anyone else could buy a copy from the publisher,
remove the CD, and resell it. See the "first sale" doctrine.

But the reseller would be distributing a modified GPLd work (without
"source"), so would be bound by the terms of the GPL.

No he wouldn't be. Look up the first sale doctrine.

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