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Re: The draft Position statement on the GFDL

Scripsit Raul Miller <moth@debian.org>
> On Wed, May 12, 2004 at 08:55:21PM +0100, Henning Makholm wrote:

> > In this case, therefore, it does not restrict my right to distribute
> > the hypothetical Palladium GCC, because I would give the recipient the
> > same rights as I got myself.

> That runs into several difficulties.

I cannot see any one.

> One of which is that [for the purpose of this hypothesis] you had to
> purchase the right to develop using these palladium features.

Where does your hyphotesis say that? And in which jurisdiction can the
supplier of Palladium legally forbid the third party that I give my
modified GCC to (and who does not have any contractual relation with
the supplier) from continuing my development work?

Henning Makholm                          "I tried whacking myself repeatedly
                                     with the cluebat. Unfortunately, it was
                                 not as effective as whacking someone else."

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