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Re: Hypothetical situation to chew on

On Tue, Jan 04, 2005 at 10:25:49PM -0800, Josh Triplett wrote:
> > Yes, this is what SUCKS about current copyright law.  The presumption is "All 
> > rights reserved unless you have explicit permission".
> Somehow, I doubt you'd say that about a GPL-licensed package with one
> author who wants to grant a proprietary license to make money.  The only
> difference between this situation and that one is that we like the
> license change in one of them. :)

I assume you mean "with many authors, one of which wants to ...", and
not "with only one author, who wants to ...".  I don't think most
people find offensive the notion of a sole copyright holder of a GPL-
licensed work granting proprietary licenses for a fee.

Glenn Maynard

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