Re: Proposed Apache license & patent/reciprocity issues
On Sun, Nov 16, 2003 at 03:13:59AM -0500, Anthony DeRobertis wrote:
> Title 17 USC, Sec. 106.
> Look at GPL 2(b) "to be licensed as a whole at no charge to all third
> parties under the terms of this License." You get your license to use a
> GPL program when:
> 1) The program is licensed that way by its author
> 2) Modifications are created under Sec. 2(b).
> You only have one license. If its terminated, you have none. Downloading
> a copy does not grant you the license.
What about GPL #6? "Each time you redistribute the Program (or any work
based on the Program), the recipient automatically receives a license from
the original licensor to copy, distribute or modify the Program subject to
these terms and conditions."