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Re: The draft Position statement on the GFDL

On Sun, May 16, 2004 at 02:25:52PM -0400, Brian Thomas Sniffen wrote:
> Those restrictions include nothing about licensing requirements, and
> you've never cited a portion of the GPL which imposes licensing
> requirements on undistributed works.

Publishing is different from distribution.  GPL 2b applies to publish
or distribution.

> Creating many copies is not equivalent to Publishing.  If I create
> many copies and store them in my basement, I am not a publisher and I
> am distributing nothing.  The GPL's provisions which restrict the
> licenses under which new copies may be distributed do not apply to
> copies which are not distributed, only made and kept privately.

Ok, my analysis was incorrect for that case.


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